What does Erskine mean?
Derived from a place in Scotland near Glasgow. Used as a given name only in the 20th century. Authors Erskine Caldwell, Erskine Childers.
(male) Ersken, Marskine, ..
(female) Erskel, Erskinea, ..
How popular is Erskine?
Erskine is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#6203 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Erskine for boys. Erskine entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1215 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Erskine and affiliated names. Erwin and Irvin (#1253 from current records) are the prominent variation forms of Erskine listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Erskine were favored by parents during 1910-1919 (median #637) and have become much less widespread since (#1751, down 94.3%), with forms such as Irvin becoming less fashionable.
Suggested similar names are Arsene, Craine, Elgine, Erie, Erin▼, Erki, Erkki (see Eric), Erlie, Erling, Ermin, Ermino, Ernestine, Ernie▼, Ernin, Ervin▼, Erving, Erwinn, Eskil, Fraine, Irvine, Rankine and Urbaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Erskine.