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Spangler Family History

Spangler Name Meaning
German (Bavarian): originally an occupational name for a maker of buckles, from an agent derivative of a diminutive form of Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’, later coming to mean ‘tinsmith’, ‘plumber’.

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

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2,526 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Spangler Families

  • Number of Spangler families
     518 - 1,033
     173 - 517
     1 - 172
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Spangler families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Spangler last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Spangler Family Origin

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Spangler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Spangler

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Spangler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Spangler census records

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Spangler Civil War Service Records

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