Spang Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, from Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’. Scottish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Stang, Sang, Span, Spann, Sprang, Zang, Spong, Spangle, Spach, Spark

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Spang Family Origin

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Spang Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spang. A less common occupation for the Spang family was Artist. The most common Spang occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Spang's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Artist

    3%

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Spang Historical Records

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Spang Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Spang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Spang in 1952 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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