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Speiser Family History

Speiser Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a steward in charge of the supply and distribution of provisions in a great house or monastery, from an agent derivative of Middle High German spise ‘food’, ‘supplies’, (via Old High German from a reduced form of Late Latin expe(n)sa (pecunia) ‘(money) expended’).Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grocer, from a later semantic development of the same word as in 1.

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

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11,995 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,822 Military Records
1,624 Immigration Records
3,773 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Speiser Families

  • Number of Speiser families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Speiser 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 Speiser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Speiser census records

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Speiser Family Origin

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Speiser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Speiser

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Speiser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Speiser census records

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Speiser Civil War Service Records

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