Last name: SALKELD

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SALKELD : This last name is indexed 16,599 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SALKELD : English (northern): habitational name from Salkeld (Cumberland) probably from Old English salh ‘willow sallow’ + hylte ‘wood’ though the final element may have been confused with Old Norse kelda ‘spring marshy place’. Alternatively the final element may be an Old English hilde a variant of helde ‘slope’. This surname has been present (though never common) in Ireland for centuries.

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