Spille Family History

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Spille Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spindle maker, from Middle High German spinnel, spindel, spille, Middle Low German spinele, spille; Middle Dutch spille ‘spindle’. In some cases, the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a very thin person or someone with spindly legs.

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


Similar surnames: Spiller, Pille, Pelle, Still, Selle, Speller, Spilker, Faille, Spire

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Spille Family Origin

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Spille Family Occupations

What did your Spille ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Spille Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spille 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Spille. 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 Spille. For the veterans among your Spille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spille Life Expectancy

What is the average Spille lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Spille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Spille in 1958 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spille

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spille 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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