Speiser Family History

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Speiser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a steward in charge of the supply and distribution of provisions in a great house or monastery, from an agent derivative of Middle High German spise ‘food’, ‘supplies’, (via Old High German from a reduced form of Late Latin expe(n)sa (pecunia) ‘(money) expended’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grocer, from a later semantic development of the same word as in 1.

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


Similar surnames: Peiser, Seider, Leiser, Seiger, Preiser, Spicer, Spier, Seiler

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Speiser Family Origin

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Speiser Family Occupations

What did your Speiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Speiser family was Butcher. Farmer, Bar Keeper and Bottler Of Beer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speiser. The most common Speiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Speiser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Bar Keeper

    10%
  • Bottler Of Beer

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Speiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Speiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speiser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Speiser. 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 Speiser. For the veterans among your Speiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Speiser lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Speiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Speiser in 1957 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speiser 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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