Spare Name Meaning

English: nickname for a frugal person, from Middle English spare ‘sparing’, ‘frugal’.

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


Similar surnames: Spire, Sparr, Spark, Sparer, Pape, Star, Suhre, Score, Spach, Spurr

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Spare Family Origin

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Spare Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Cooper

    4%
  • Railway Porter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Spare occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Spare's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spare. A less common occupation for the Spare family was Railway Porter.

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Spare Historical Records

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Spare Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Spare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spare in 1946 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spare

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