Spray Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): nickname for a thin person, from Middle English spray ‘slender branch’ (of uncertain origin).

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

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Spray Family Origin

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Spray Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Spray occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Spray's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spray. A less common occupation for the Spray family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Spray | Data not to scale

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Spray Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Spray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Spray in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spray

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