Erskine
Origin/Usage
English, Gaelic, Irish, Scottish
Pronunciation
UR-skien
Meaning
Over the knife
More info about the name "Erskine"

Erskine originates in Gaelic languages and means "over the knife". Initially it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today. It was derived from the name of a place near Glasgow, Scotland. Famous bearers of the name include Erskine Caldwell, an American author, and Erskine Childers, fourth president of Ireland.

Famous Erskines

Erskine Mayer - baseball player
Erskine Caldwell - author

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