Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: Skean, Skeene, Skene
Category: 1 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is in its early stages.
DNA website: www.familytreedna.com/groups/skeen
Contact: Ms Jessica Saint
This is the profile page for the Skeen surname study, registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies.
This is not an all-inclusive list and does not include all possible variants.
Variants include: Skene, Skeene, Skein, Skin, Skine, Schene, Schenes, Skain, Skains, Skeens, Skenes, Skean, Skeane, Skien, Skiens, Skehan.
The surname is said to primarily have originated from Skene, Aberdeenshire in the lowlands of Scotland. However the surname also originated from Ireland.
A growing number of Skeen descendants have joined the study's DNA group on Family Tree DNA. The link to join the group is here. It is primarily for males that bear the surname Skeen (or a variant) who have tested their Y-DNA, however all who have a genetic connection to the surname may join.
Ancestry - Skeen Family History, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Clan Skeen - About Us, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Electric Scotland - Clan Skene, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
John Grenham - Skeen, accessed 23 Dec 2o19.
Forebears - Skeen, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
House of Names - Skeen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Scot Clans - Clan Skene, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Skeen, AT, Clan Skeen, 1987, Winston-Salem, digitized by Internet Archive.
Surname DB - Skeen, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Wikipedia - Clan Skene, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
Wikitree - Skeen Name Study, accessed 23 Dec 2019.
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