The name ‘Skinner’ originates from England. It is derived from the occupational name for someone who stripped the hide from animals, to be used in the production of fur garments or to be tanned for leather, from an agent derivative of the Middle English word ‘skin’ which means hide, pelt (from the Old Norman word ‘skinn’). The much rarer variant ‘Shinner’ is from the Old English cognate ‘scinn’, displaced in the Middle English period by Scandinavian form. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Skinner’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Henry le Skynair’, from the County of Oxfordshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Charles Skinner’, aged 28, a husbandman by trade, from Scotland. He emigrated to North America in 1774, sailing from the Port of London aboard t… Coat of arms: Gules on a fess…
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