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Spader Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a spade maker or for someone who used a spade in his work, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German spade ‘spade’.

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


Similar surnames: Stader, Sadler, Seader, Lader, Bader, Hader, Brader, Nader, Trader

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Spader Family Origin

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Spader Family Occupations

What did your Spader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Spader. 30% of Spader men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Spader women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spader were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%

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

Spader Historical Records

What Spader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spader 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Spader. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Spader. For the veterans among your Spader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spader Life Expectancy

What is the average Spader lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Spader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Spader in 1962 was 77, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spader 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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