Spera Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from spera ‘ray of light’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Spiro.

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


Similar surnames: Spero, Spira, Speer, Spata, Sher, Perna, Super, Sera, Spiro, Sferra

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Spera Family Origin

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Spera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Agent In Clothing

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spera family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Agent In Clothing and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spera. The most common Spera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Spera's were Farmers.

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Spera Historical Records

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Spera Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Spera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spera in 1942 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spera

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