Spetz Name Meaning

German: variant of Specke (see Specker), a topographic name from Middle High German specke ‘corduroy road’, ‘wooden bridge’, for someone who lived near one; or a habitational name from the river Spetze, a tributary of the Aller.

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


Similar surnames: Spitz, Speltz, Speck, Netz, Spatz, Stetz, Speer, Metz, Soltz, Ketz

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Spetz Family Origin

Where is the Spetz family from?

SHOW MORE

Spetz Family Occupations

What did your Spetz ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Shoe Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Spetz occupation in the UK was Shoe Maker. 100% of Spetz's were Shoe Makers.

Source: Census data for Spetz | Data not to scale

Spetz Historical Records

What Spetz family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Spetz ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Spetz

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Spetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Spetz lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spetz 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1948 and 2003, Spetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Spetz in 1948 was 54, and 77 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spetz

Famous Spetz Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name