Spoelstra Family History

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Spoelstra Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a topographic name meaning ‘from the pool’, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’, with excrescent initial -s. Compare Poelstra.

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


Similar surnames: Poelstra, Hornstra, Zylstra, Vlietstra, Speller, Hofstra, Kooistra

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Spoelstra Family Origin

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Spoelstra Family Occupations

What did your Spoelstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spoelstra family was Works Furniture Shop. Furniture Maker, Gardener and Shop Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spoelstra. The most common Spoelstra occupation in the USA was Furniture Maker. 25% of Spoelstra's were Furniture Makers.

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  • Furniture Maker

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Shop Hand

    25%
  • Works Furniture Shop

    25%

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Spoelstra Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Spoelstra ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Spoelstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Spoelstra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Spoelstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spoelstra in 1963 was 82, and 73 in 2004.

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