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Speers Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant or patronymic form of Speer.

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


Similar surnames: Speirs, Speer, Spiers, Spees, Somers, Peers, Syphers, Peets, Spears

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Speers Family Origin

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Speers Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Boot Finisher

    4%

In 1881, the most common Speers occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Speers's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speers. A less common occupation for the Speers family was Boot Finisher.

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Speers Historical Records

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Speers Life Expectancy

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