Speakman Family History

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Speakman Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): nickname or occupational name for someone who acted as a spokesman, from Middle English spekeman ‘advocate’, ‘spokesman’ (from Old English specan to speak + mann ‘man’).

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


Similar surnames: Spearman, Speckman, Seaman, Steadman, Stearman, Spellman, Steckman

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Speakman Family Origin

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Speakman Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Speakman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Speakman's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Speakman family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speakman.

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Speakman Historical Records

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Speakman Life Expectancy

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