Spurr Name Meaning

English (now chiefly Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, from Middle English spore, spure ‘spur’.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Spoor, Sperr, Spear, Parr, Speer, Sporer, Starr, Sours, Sporn

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Spurr Family Origin

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Spurr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Spurr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Spurr's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spurr. A less common occupation for the Spurr family was Carpenter.

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Spurr Historical Records

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Spurr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Spurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Spurr in 1945 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spurr

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