Spera Family History

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Spera Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from spera ‘ray of light’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Spiro.

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

Similar surnames: Spero, Spira, Speer, Spata, Sher, Perna, Super, Sera, Spiro, Sferra

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Spera Family Origin

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Spera Family Occupations

What did your Spera ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Spera. 25% of Spera men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 34% of Spera women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spera were Sheet Metal Workerfilter Aircraft and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Greengrocers Assistant
  • Ladies Tailor Presser
  • Sheet Metal Workerfilter Aircraft

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper
  • Restaurant Waitress
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Spera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Spera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spera. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spera. For the veterans among your Spera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spera Life Expectancy

What is the average Spera lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Spera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spera in 1942 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spera ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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