Spellacy Family History

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Spellacy Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish (O) Spellissey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Spealghusa ‘descendant of Spealghusa’, a personal name probably composed of a compound of speal ‘scythe’ + gus ‘vigor’.

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


Similar surnames: Spillane, Stelly, Selway, Pelley, Pella, Sellick, Stella, Selley

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Spellacy Family Origin

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Spellacy Family Occupations

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  • Brick Mason

    20%
  • Stone Mason

    13%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

In 1880, the most common Spellacy occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 20% of Spellacy's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Spellacy family was Cooper. Brick Mason, Stone Mason and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spellacy.

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Spellacy Historical Records

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Spellacy Life Expectancy

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