Spoor Family History

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Spoor Name Meaning

Dutch and English (Northumbria): metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, a lorimer, from Middle Dutch spore, Middle English spore, spure ‘spur’.

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

Similar surnames: Spohr, Spoon, Spurr, Stoop, Speer, Shoop, Spear, Sparr, Spock, Smoot

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Spoor Family Origin

Where is the Spoor family from?

Spoor Family Occupations

What did your Spoor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spoor. The most common Spoor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Spoor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spoor family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Spoor Historical Records

What Spoor family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Spoor Life Expectancy

What is the average Spoor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Spoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Spoor in 1944 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spoor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spoor 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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