Spedding Family History

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Spedding Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: of uncertain origin, possibly a patronymic from the Old English byname Sped, meaning ‘success’, ‘prosperity’. Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered variant of McSpadden. (McSpedding is attested as an Irish name with this origin.)

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Spedden, Spalding, Skelding, Reading, Sweeting, Eddings

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Spedding Family Origin

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Spedding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spedding family was Merchant. The most common Spedding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Spedding's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spedding.

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Spedding Historical Records

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Spedding Life Expectancy

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