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Spang Family History

Spang Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, from Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’.Scottish: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

54,166 Historical Documents with Spang on Ancestry.com
18,014 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,816 Military Records
1,526 Immigration Records
7,988 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Spang Families

  • Number of Spang families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Spang families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Spang last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Spang census records

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Spang Family Origin

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Spang Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Spang

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Spang Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Spang census records

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Spang Civil War Service Records

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