Spoon Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. English: apparently a metonymic occupational name either for a maker of roofing shingles or spoons, from Old English spon ‘chip’, ‘splinter’ (see also Spooner). Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of German Spohn (see Spahn).

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


Similar surnames: Spoor, Stoop, Spahn, Shoop, Sporn, Pool, Coon, Span, Spohr, Sooy

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Spoon Family Origin

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Spoon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Spoon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Spoon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spoon. A less common occupation for the Spoon family was Farming.

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Spoon Historical Records

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Spoon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Spoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spoon in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spoon

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