Spedding Family History

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Spedding Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: of uncertain origin, possibly a patronymic from the Old English byname Sped, meaning ‘success’, ‘prosperity’. Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered variant of McSpadden. (McSpedding is attested as an Irish name with this origin.)

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Spedden, Spalding, Skelding, Reading, Sweeting, Eddings

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Spedding Family Origin

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Spedding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Spinner

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spedding family was Labourer. Farmer, Cotton Spinner and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spedding. The most common Spedding occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Spedding's were Farmers.

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Spedding Historical Records

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Spedding Life Expectancy

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