Spittler Family History

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Spittler Name Meaning

English and eastern German: occupational name for someone who was employed at a lodging house or infirmary, from agent derivatives of Middle English spital, Middle High German spital, spittel ‘lodging house’, ‘infirmary’.

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

Similar surnames: Spittle, Spindler, Spiller, Spickler, Spieler, Sattler, Spiegler

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Spittler Family Origin

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Spittler Family Occupations

What did your Spittler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spittler. A less common occupation for the Spittler family was Agriculture. The most common Spittler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Spittler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cooper

  • Agriculture


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

Spittler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Spittler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spittler 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Spittler. 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 Spittler. For the veterans among your Spittler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spittler Life Expectancy

What is the average Spittler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Spittler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Spittler in 1950 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spittler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spittler 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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