Spike Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spike ‘spike’; perhaps a nickname for a tall, thin person.

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


Similar surnames: Pike, Spire, Spikes, Spink, Spille, Pipe, Spice, Spake, Pile, Soine

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Spike Family Origin

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Spike Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Ag Labourer

    6%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Brewers Clerk

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spike family was Brewers Clerk. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spike. The most common Spike occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Spike's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Spike | Data not to scale

Spike Historical Records

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Spike Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Spike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Spike in 1954 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spike

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