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Spanos Name Meaning

Greek: descriptive nickname from Greek spanos ‘clean shaven’, ‘hairless’. In Greek this term is often compounded with a personal name, e.g. Spanovassilis ‘Basil the hairless’, Spanomanolis ‘Emanuel the hairless’, etc.

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

Similar surnames: Spano, Panos, Panas, Manos, Stanis, Spiros, Nanos, Thanos, Santos

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Spanos Family Origin

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Spanos Family Occupations

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Spanos Historical Records

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Spanos Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Spanos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Spanos in 1943 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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