Speese Family History

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Speese Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Spees.

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


Similar surnames: Freese, Spees, Speer, Heese, Meese, Skees, Steede, Weese, Sheehe

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Speese Family Origin

Where is the Speese family from?

Speese Family Occupations

What did your Speese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Speese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Speese's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Speese family was Clerk R.R.R.. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speese.

View Census data for Speese | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Clerk R.R.R.

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Speese ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Speese Historical Records

What Speese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Speese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speese census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Speese

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Speese. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Speese. For the veterans among your Speese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speese Life Expectancy

What is the average Speese lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Speese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Speese in 1948 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speese ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Speese Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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