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Spurgin Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): variant of Spurgeon .

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


Similar surnames: Spurlin, Purdin, Scogin, Burgan, Burgon, Vergin, Partin, Murrin

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Where is the Spurgin family from?

You can see how Spurgin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spurgin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Spurgin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Spurgin families living in Indiana. This was about 61% of all the recorded Spurgin's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Spurgin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spurgin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spurgin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spurgin. 25% of Spurgin men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Spurgin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spurgin were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Housekeeping
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Spurgin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spurgin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 412 immigration records available for the last name Spurgin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Spurgin. For the veterans among your Spurgin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spurgin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Spurgin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Spurgin in 1950 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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