Spellman Family History

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Spellman Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a musician or minstrel, from Middle Low German spel ‘play’ + man ‘man’. German (Spellmann): habibtational name for someone from Spelle near Rheine or Spellen near Wesel. English: variant of Speller.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Stellman, Stallman, Speckman, Spillman, Spielman, Pillman

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Spellman Family Origin

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Spellman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spellman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spellman. The most common Spellman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Spellman's were Farmers.

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Spellman Historical Records

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Spellman Life Expectancy

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Famous Spellman Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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