Spang Family History

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Spang Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, from Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’. Scottish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Stang, Sang, Span, Spann, Sprang, Zang, Spong, Spangle, Spach, Spark

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Spang Family Origin

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Spang Family Occupations

What did your Spang ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Mill Worker and Packer Hydraulic were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spang. The most common Spang occupation in the UK was Cotton Mill Worker. 50% of Spang's were Cotton Mill Workers.

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  • Cotton Mill Worker

  • Packer Hydraulic


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Spang ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Spang Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spang 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Spang. 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 Spang. For the veterans among your Spang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spang Life Expectancy

What is the average Spang lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Spang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Spang in 1952 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spang 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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