Spano Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Sicily): descriptive nickname from spanu ‘having thinning hair’, medieval Greek spanos, probably from Classical Greek spanios ‘scarce’ (see Spanos).

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


Similar surnames: Spanos, Spino, Stano, Sano, Scavo, Spada, Span, Speno, Cano, Spann

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Spano Family Origin

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Spano Family Occupations

What did your Spano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spano occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Spano's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Field Hand and Fruit Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spano. A less common occupation for the Spano family was Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Field Hand

    25%
  • Fruit Dealer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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Spano Historical Records

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Spano Life Expectancy

What is the average Spano lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Spano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Spano in 1944 was 21, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

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