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Spanier Name Meaning

regional name for someone from Spain, from German Spanier, Yiddish shpanyer ‘Spaniard’. possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker of brocade or a cloth merchant, from Yiddish shpanyer ‘brocade’.

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

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Spanier Family Origin

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Spanier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Varnisher

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spanier. A less common occupation for the Spanier family was Varnisher. The most common Spanier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Spanier's were Farmers.

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Spanier Historical Records

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Spanier Life Expectancy

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