Spigner Family History

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Spigner Name Meaning

German: perhaps a nickname from Middle Low German spigen ‘to spit’, denoting someone who was known for this habit.

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


Similar surnames: Signer, Spinner, Spier, Spieker, Seiner, Segner, Spilker, Spiller

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Spigner Family Origin

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Spigner Family Occupations

What did your Spigner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Spigner. 26% of Spigner men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Spigner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spigner were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Mechanic
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Maid
    9%

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

Spigner Historical Records

What Spigner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spigner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spigner 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Spigner. 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 885 military records available for the last name Spigner. For the veterans among your Spigner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spigner Life Expectancy

What is the average Spigner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Spigner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Spigner in 1961 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spigner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spigner 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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