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Spock Family History

Spock Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Spaak, a metonymic occupational name for someone who made spokes for wheels, from Middle Dutch spaak ‘spoke’.

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


Similar surnames: Shock, Smock, Stock, Sock, Speck, Sprock, Hock, Rock, Krock, Spoor

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Where is the Spock family from?

You can see how Spock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Spock families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Spock family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Spock's in USA. New York had the highest population of Spock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spock. 35% of Spock men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Spock women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spock were Machinist and Packer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Packer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Spock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 357 immigration records available for the last name Spock. 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 Cards

There are 471 military records available for the last name Spock. For the veterans among your Spock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spock lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Spock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Spock in 1966 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

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