Skees History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Skees family

The surname Skees was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and gave their name to the village of Skeoch near Mauchline, the setting for many of Robert Burns poems.

Early History of the Skees family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skees research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1507, 1522, 1533 and 1686 are included under the topic Early Skees History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Skees Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Skeoch, Skewych, Skeach and others.

Early Notables of the Skees family (pre 1700)

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United States Skees migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Skees Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • J. G. Skees, who immigrated to the United States, in 1905

Contemporary Notables of the name Skees (post 1700) +

  • Derek Skees, American politician, Republican member of the Montana Legislature
  • Florence Lee Sandidge Skees (1875-1963), American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944 [1]
  • Derek Skees, American Republican politician, Member of Montana State House of Representatives 4th District; Elected 2010 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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