Speake Family History

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Speake Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone thought to resemble a woodpecker in some way, Middle English spek(e) (a reduced form of Old French espeche(e), of Germanic origin).

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


Similar surnames: Spence, Peak, Pease, Spare, Spike, Spear, Leake, Speck, Speare, Spake

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Speake Family Origin

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Speake Family Occupations

What did your Speake ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Speake occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Speake's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Speake family was Labourer. Farmer, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speake.

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Speake Historical Records

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Speake Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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