La Spina Family History

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La Spina Name Meaning

from spina ‘thorn’ (Latin spina), with the definite article la, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn bush or in an area of scrubland, or (in a transferred sense) for someone who lived by the crest or ridge of a hill. It could also be a nickname for a tall, thin, spiky person. from a short form of a personal name formed with this word for its Christian associations, for example Fiordespina, Despina, Malaspina.

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

Similar surnames: La Piana, La Sala, Spina, La Scala, La Via, Espina, Austin, Laskin

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La Spina Family Origin

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La Spina Family Occupations

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La Spina Historical Records

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La Spina Life Expectancy

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Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, La Spina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for La Spina in 1969 was 94, and 50 in 2004.

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