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Spanos Name Meaning

Greek: descriptive nickname from Greek spanos ‘clean shaven’, ‘hairless’. In Greek this term is often compounded with a personal name, e.g. Spanovassilis ‘Basil the hairless’, Spanomanolis ‘Emanuel the hairless’, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Spano, Panos, Panas, Manos, Stanis, Spiros, Nanos, Thanos, Santos

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Spanos Family Origin

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Spanos Family Occupations

What did your Spanos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Barber and Assembling Boxes were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Spanos. 20% of Spanos men worked as a Barber and 17% of Spanos women worked as an Assembling Boxes. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spanos were Monotype Keyboard and Unpaid Domestic Du

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Barber
    20%
  • Kitchen Porter
    20%
  • Manager Shellic Import export Of Generel Febre Co Led Peuntat Or Lioras Fenchurch St C C 3
    20%
  • Monotype Keyboard
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assembling Boxes
    17%
  • General Stores Counter Assist
    17%
  • Grocery prov Shop Assistant
    17%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    17%

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

Spanos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spanos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spanos 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spanos. 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 990 military records available for the last name Spanos. For the veterans among your Spanos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spanos Life Expectancy

What is the average Spanos lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Spanos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Spanos in 1943 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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