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Spies Family History

Spies Name Meaning
metonymic occupational name for a spear maker, from Middle High German spiez ‘spear’, ‘pike’, or an occupational name from the same word in the sense ‘soldier armed with a spear’.habitational name from any of several places named Spies, in particular one near Nuremberg.

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

154,687 Historical Documents with Spies on Ancestry.com
55,186 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,341 Military Records
4,129 Immigration Records
19,768 Census and Voter Lists
69,263 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Spies Families

  • Number of Spies families
     53 - 103
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Spies families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Spies last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Spies census records

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Spies Family Origin

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Spies Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Spies

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Spies Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Spies census records

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Spies Civil War Service Records

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