Spiess Family History

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Spiess Name Meaning

German: variant of Spies.

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


Similar surnames: Spies, Spiers, Stiers, Wiess, Friess, Griess, Kiess, Speas, Niess

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Spiess Family Origin

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Spiess Family Occupations

What did your Spiess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spiess. The most common Spiess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Spiess's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spiess family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Spiess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spiess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spiess 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Spiess. 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 Spiess. For the veterans among your Spiess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spiess Life Expectancy

What is the average Spiess lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Spiess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Spiess in 1945 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spiess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spiess 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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