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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. SKAHSH-god  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Allegedly a habitational name derived from Skärlöv, a village located on the island of Öland, Kalmar County, Sweden. The name of the village is said to mean "Skare's farm" (Skares gård in Swedish). Famous bearers of this name are actor Stellan Skarsgård (b. 1951) and his actor sons Alexander (b. 1976), Gustaf (b. 1980), Bill (b. 1990), and Valter (b. 1995).
Added 10/14/2017 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 2/7/2022 by Beautiful Victory