Spada Family History

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Spada Name Meaning

Italian: from spada ‘sword’ (Late Latin spatha), hence a metonymic occupational name for an armorer or swordsman, or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sword in some way.

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

Similar surnames: Espada, Sada, Spagna, Spalla, Spata, Seda, Spahr, Prada, Shad, Spach

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Spada Family Origin

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Spada Family Occupations

What did your Spada ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spada family was Farm Laborer. Acid Works and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spada. The most common Spada occupation in the USA was Acid Works. 33% of Spada's were Acid Workss.

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  • Acid Works

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Spada ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Spada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spada census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spada. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spada. For the veterans among your Spada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spada Life Expectancy

What is the average Spada lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Spada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Spada in 1949 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spada

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spada ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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