Spiro Family History

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Spiro Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Shpire, the Yiddish name of the German city of Speyer. This surname appears in central Europe in the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Spire, Spitz, Sapiro, Spira, Spiros, Sporn, Spirko, Spero, Pino

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Spiro Family Origin

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Spiro Family Occupations

What did your Spiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spiro occupation in the USA was Peddler. 11% of Spiro's were Peddlers. A less common occupation for the Spiro family was Clothing Merchant. Peddler, Cloak Maker and Clothing Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spiro.

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  • Peddler

  • Cloak Maker

  • Clothing Dealer

  • Clothing Merchant


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

Spiro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Spiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spiro 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Spiro. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Spiro. For the veterans among your Spiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spiro Life Expectancy

What is the average Spiro lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Spiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Spiro in 1958 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spiro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spiro 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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