Spiering Family History

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Spiering Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places called Spier (named with the old element spir ‘(muddy) water’), notably Speyer (see Spier 4). metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle Low German spiring denoting a small salt-water fish; in some instances the surname may have arisen as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish.

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

Similar surnames: Spring, Piening, Pietig, Sinning, Scheuring, Pilling, Sperring

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Spiering Family Origin

Where is the Spiering family from?

Spiering Family Occupations

What did your Spiering ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Music Teacher, Barber and Dyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spiering. The most common Spiering occupation in the USA was Music Teacher. 33% of Spiering's were Music Teachers. A less common occupation for the Spiering family was Farmer.

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  • Music Teacher

  • Barber

  • Dyer

  • Farmer


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

Spiering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Spiering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spiering 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Spiering. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Spiering. For the veterans among your Spiering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spiering Life Expectancy

What is the average Spiering lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Spiering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Spiering in 1956 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spiering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spiering 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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