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Speirs Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Speir.

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


Similar surnames: Speir, Speers, Speer, Spiers, Spears, Sheils, Sears, Spire, Shears

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Speirs Family Origin

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Speirs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Speirs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Speirs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Speirs family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speirs.

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Speirs Historical Records

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Speirs Life Expectancy

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