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Spoden Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from aan ’s boden huis, ’s Boden ‘at the house of the messenger’, the name of a house in Amel in Deidenberg, in the Belgian province of Liège. Dutch: habitational name from Spaden. There is a place so called in Schiffdorf, Lower Saxony, and it was the former name of Spouwen in the Belgian province of Limburg. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a laborer who used a spade, from Low German Spaden ‘spade’. German: probably of the same origin as 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Spader, Gloden, Boden, Soder, Roden, Oden, Spoon, Posen, Sugden

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Spoden Family Origin

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Spoden Family Occupations

What did your Spoden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

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Spoden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Spoden Life Expectancy

What is the average Spoden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Spoden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Spoden in 1954 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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