Spady Name Meaning

American variant of German Spade, spelled thus to preserve the second syllable in pronunciation.

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

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Spady Family Origin

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Spady Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spady. The most common Spady occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Spady's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Spady family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Spady | Data not to scale

Spady Historical Records

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Spady Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Spady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spady in 1951 was 52, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spady

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