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Spiller Family History

Spiller Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a tumbler or jester, from an agent derivative of Middle English spill(en) ‘to play, jest, or sport’ (Old English spilian).English: nickname for a destructive or wasteful person, from an agent derivative of the homonymous Middle English spill(en) ‘to spoil, waste, or squander’ (Old English spillan).German and Dutch: occupational name for a spindle maker, a variant of Spille with the addition of the agent suffix -er.In some cases a variant of German Spieler.

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

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4,223 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Spiller Families

  • Number of Spiller families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Spiller families
     188 - 374
     63 - 187
     1 - 62
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Spiller families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Spiller Family Origin

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Spiller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Spiller

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Spiller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Spiller census records

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Spiller Civil War Service Records

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