Spenner Family History

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Spenner Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from places so named in West Yorkshire and Lancashire, or from High Spen in County Durham. German: from Middle High German spanner, an occupational name for someone whose work involved pulling, tensioning, or tightening, for example a carter.

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


Similar surnames: Penner, Spinner, Senner, Stenner, Venner, Senne, Sonner, Fenner

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Spenner Family Origin

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Spenner Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Gardener

    20%
  • Quarry Laborer

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spenner family was Quarry Laborer. The most common Spenner occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Spenner's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spenner.

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Spenner Historical Records

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Spenner Life Expectancy

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