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Spero Family History

Spero Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Spiro.

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


Similar surnames: Spera, Spiro, Speer, Sher, Shapero, Pero, Speros, Super, Sporn, Pelo

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Where is the Spero family from?

You can see how Spero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spero family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Spero families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Spero families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Spero's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Spero families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spero. 17% of Spero men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Spero women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spero were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Spero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spero. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spero. For the veterans among your Spero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spero lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Spero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Spero in 1949 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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