Spady Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Spade, Spaide, Spaid, Spaur, Spar, Cady, Saade, Stade, Spark, Spang

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Spady Family Origin

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Spady Family Occupations

What did your Spady ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spady.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Spady Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Spady

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Spady. 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 Spady. For the veterans among your Spady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spady Life Expectancy

What is the average Spady lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spady 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.

Famous Spady Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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