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Spells Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Spell.

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


Similar surnames: Spell, Sells, Pells, Selle, Skeels, Ells, Eells, Spens, Pella, Stelle

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Spells Family Origin

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Spells Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Assisting Keep House

    7%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Chair Maker

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Assisting Keep House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spells. The most common Spells occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Spells's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spells family was Chair Maker.

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Spells Historical Records

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Spells Life Expectancy

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