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Skull Family HistoryThis uncommon and interesting name is of early medieval English origin, and derives from the Middle English "sc(h)ulle", skull, a term thought to be of Scandinavian origin, and used here as a nickname for someone who was thought to have a cadaverous appearance, or for a bald-headed man. Many early surnames were gradually created from the habitual use of a nickname, which would have been bestowed in the first instance with reference to a number of possible characteristics: a person's physical attributes of peculiarities, mental or moral characteristics supposed resemblance to the appearance or disposition of an animal or bird, or habits of dress or occupation.
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