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Spillane Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form O’Spillane, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Spealáin or ‘descendant of Spealán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of speal ‘scythe’. Compare Smullen. In some cases the name may be a reduced Anglicized form of Mac Spealáin ‘son of Spealán’.

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

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Spillane Family Origin

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Spillane Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Spillane occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Spillane's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Spillane family was Grocer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spillane.

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Spillane Historical Records

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Spillane Life Expectancy

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