Spare Name Meaning

English: nickname for a frugal person, from Middle English spare ‘sparing’, ‘frugal’.

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

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Spare Family Origin

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Spare Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Spare occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Spare's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spare. A less common occupation for the Spare family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Spare | Data not to scale

Spare Historical Records

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Spare Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Spare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spare in 1946 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spare

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