Spies Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a spear maker, from Middle High German spiez ‘spear’, ‘pike’, or an occupational name from the same word in the sense ‘soldier armed with a spear’. habitational name from any of several places named Spies, in particular one near Nuremberg.

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


Similar surnames: Spier, Speer, Kries, Sykes, Sales, Fries, Pies, Stier, Bies, Spiess

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Spies Family Origin

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Spies Family Occupations

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  • Chemical Manuf And Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Spies occupation in the UK was Chemical Manuf And Merchant. 100% of Spies's were Chemical Manuf And Merchants.

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Spies Historical Records

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Spies Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Spies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spies in 1949 was 60, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spies

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