Spinella Family History

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Spinella Name Meaning

diminutive of Spina. topographic name from Sicilian spinedda ‘butcher’s broom’ (Ruscus aculeatus), untimately of the same etymology as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Spinello, Spinola, Spingola, Pinelli, Apicella, Spina, Vanella

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Spinella Family Origin

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Spinella Family Occupations

What did your Spinella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Spinella. 15% of Spinella men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Spinella women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spinella were Baker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Baker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    10%
  • Dressmaker
    5%
  • Finisher
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%

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

Spinella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spinella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spinella 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Spinella. 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 Spinella. For the veterans among your Spinella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spinella Life Expectancy

What is the average Spinella lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Spinella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Spinella in 1953 was 85, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spinella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spinella 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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