Spickard Family History

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Spickard Name Meaning

probably an Americanized form of German Spickert, Speckar(d)t, or Speckhardt, a topographic name for someone who lived by or worked on a plank road, from Middle Low German, Middle High German specke, spicke ‘raised dam through swampy terrain’, ‘plank road’.

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

Similar surnames: Pickard, Spickler, Packard, Picker, Swickard, Specker, Spieker

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Spickard Family Origin

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Spickard Family Occupations

What did your Spickard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spickard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Spickard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spickard. A less common occupation for the Spickard family was Saddler.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Laborer

  • Saddler


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

Spickard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Spickard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spickard 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Spickard. 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 485 military records available for the last name Spickard. For the veterans among your Spickard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spickard Life Expectancy

What is the average Spickard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Spickard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Spickard in 1954 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spickard 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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