Spessard Family History

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Spessard Name Meaning

Variant of German Spessart, a common topographic name, earlier Spechtshart ‘woodpecker forest’, as for example the Spessart mountains southeast of Frankfurt am Main.

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


Similar surnames: Lessard, Spickard, Bossard, Speller, Passaro, Sweigard, Speiser

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Spessard Family Origin

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Spessard Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Spessard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Spessard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Spessard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spessard family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spessard.

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Spessard Historical Records

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Spessard Life Expectancy

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