Sperbeck Family History

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Sperbeck Name Meaning

South German: occupational nickname for a poor baker, from Middle High German spör ‘dry’, ‘meager’ + beck ‘baker’.

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


Similar surnames: Sperberg, Sperber, Oberbeck, Steckbeck, Spurbeck, Speck, Overbeck

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Sperbeck Family Origin

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Sperbeck Family Occupations

What did your Sperbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sperbeck. 14% of Sperbeck men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Sperbeck women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sperbeck were Truck Driver and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Practical Nurse
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%

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

Sperbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sperbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sperbeck 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Sperbeck. 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 664 military records available for the last name Sperbeck. For the veterans among your Sperbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sperbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Sperbeck lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Sperbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sperbeck in 1961 was 61, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sperbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sperbeck 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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