Spangle Family History

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Spangle Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Spangel, from a diminutive of Middle High German spange ‘buckle’ (see Spang).

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

Similar surnames: Spangler, Swingle, Stangle, Pangle, Sprankle, Spang, Dingle, Swango

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Spangle Family Origin

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Spangle Family Occupations

What did your Spangle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spangle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Spangle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spangle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spangle.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Spangle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Spangle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spangle 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Spangle. 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 818 military records available for the last name Spangle. For the veterans among your Spangle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spangle Life Expectancy

What is the average Spangle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Spangle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Spangle in 1960 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spangle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spangle 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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