Speich Family History

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Speich Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a spoke maker, from Middle High German speiche ‘spoke’. from Middle High German speich ‘spittle’, perhaps a nickname for someone who tended to produce a spray of spittle when speaking.

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

Similar surnames: Speck, Pech, Speicher, Spach, Streich, Stich, Reich, Specht, Eich

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Speich Family Origin

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Speich Family Occupations

What did your Speich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Speich family was Fresco Painter. The most common Speich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Speich's were Farmers. Farmer, Brakesman N.Y. Crr. and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speich.

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  • Farmer

  • Brakesman N.Y. Crr.

  • Carpenter

  • Fresco Painter


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

Speich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Speich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 613 immigration records available for the last name Speich. 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 532 military records available for the last name Speich. For the veterans among your Speich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speich Life Expectancy

What is the average Speich lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Speich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Speich in 1962 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speich 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.

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