Spann Name Meaning

German: nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German span, Middle Low German spenne ‘disagreement’, ‘dispute’, ‘quarrel’.

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


Similar surnames: Pann, Span, Spahn, Spang, Spark, Spach, Gann, Gnann, Sporn, Spatz

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Spann Family Origin

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Spann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spann family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spann. The most common Spann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Spann's were Farmers.

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Spann Historical Records

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Spann Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Spann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Spann in 1942 was 29, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spann

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