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Skidmore Surname Origin
(Origin Cornish British) From scoudh, or scuth, the shoulders, and mor, big, large.--Broad shoulders. Scheidmuur, Dutch, a partition or division wall.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Skidmore Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Skidmore Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb