Spengler Family History

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Spengler Name Meaning

German: variant of Spangler.

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

Similar surnames: Spingler, Tengler, Wengler, Senger, Fengler, Spangler, Stangler

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Spengler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Spengler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Spengler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Spengler Family Origin

Where is the Spengler family from?

Spengler Family Occupations

What did your Spengler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spengler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Spengler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spengler family was Miller. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spengler.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miller


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

Spengler Historical Records

What Spengler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Spengler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spengler 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Spengler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Spengler. For the veterans among your Spengler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spengler Life Expectancy

What is the average Spengler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Spengler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Spengler in 1944 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spengler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spengler 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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