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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Skeeter

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  • According to a user from United States, the name Skeeter is of Cyprus origin and means "Blood".
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Skeeter means "Skier" and is of American origin.
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International Interest

Respelling of a lax pronunciation of the final syllables of mosquito.

  1. (US) mosquito

Notable Persons Named Skeeter

Skeeter Davis was a country music, pop music, and nashville sound singing and songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 2004. Skeeter was given the name Mary Frances Penick on December 30th, 1931 in Dry Ridge, Kentucky, U.S. She left this life on September 19th, 2004.


Skeeter Thompson is a musician.


Skeeter Werner Walker was a skier. Skeeter was born on December 22nd, 1933 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She died on July 20th, 2001.


Skeeter was born on June 19th, 1946.


Skeeter Barnes is an athlete. Skeeter was born on March 7th, 1957 in Cincinnati.


Skeeter was born on November 20th, 1914. He breathed his last breath on May 27th, 1985.


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International Interest for Skeeter

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Skeeter as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Skeeter U.S.
  White 22.11% 64.26%
  African American 65.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Skeeter

People with the last name Skeeter are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Skeeter

  • How Popular is the name Skeeter? Skeeter is the 31,923rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Skeeter was the 53,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Skeeter have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 139 babies born with the first name Skeeter in the United States. That's more than enough people named Skeeter to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Skeeter? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Skeeter first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Skeeter is Thursday, June 4th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Skeeter born? The highest recorded use of the first name Skeeter was in 1978 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Skeeter: Your name in reverse order is Reteeks. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sreetke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Skeeter? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 389 people with the last name Skeeter.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Skeeter? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Skeeter as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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