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Spurlin Name Meaning

English: variant of Spurling .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Spurgin, Spurling, Burlin, Curlin, Purdin, Pullin, Durling, Sartin

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Where is the Spurlin family from?

You can see how Spurlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spurlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Spurlin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Spurlin families living in Indiana. This was about 36% of all the recorded Spurlin's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Spurlin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spurlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spurlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spurlin. 27% of Spurlin men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Spurlin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spurlin were Salesman and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Spurlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spurlin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 318 immigration records available for the last name Spurlin. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Spurlin. For the veterans among your Spurlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spurlin lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Spurlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spurlin in 1942 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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