Last name: SKIDMORE

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SKIDMORE : This last name is indexed 46,502 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SKIDMORE : English (Staffordshire): of Norman origin a variant of Scudamore which most probably arises from a Norman French nickname for a knight who used a particular type of leather shield from the unrecorded Norman French phrase escu de more ‘Moor's shield’ a reference to a type of Moorish leather shield called an adarga which was in widespread use not only in medieval Iberia and north Africa but also in Brittany.

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