Spangler Family History

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Spangler Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): originally an occupational name for a maker of buckles, from an agent derivative of a diminutive form of Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’, later coming to mean ‘tinsmith’, ‘plumber’.

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


Similar surnames: Spangle, Spindler, Stanger, Swanger, Spiegler, Swagler, Sandler

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Spangler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Spangler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Spangler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    14%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Spangler Family Origin

Where is the Spangler family from?

Spangler Family Occupations

What did your Spangler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spangler. A less common occupation for the Spangler family was Carpenter. The most common Spangler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Spangler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Spangler Historical Records

What Spangler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Spangler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spanglercensus 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Spangler. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Spangler. For the veterans among your Spangler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spangler Life Expectancy

What is the average Spangler lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Spangler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Spangler in 1943 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spangler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spangler 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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