Spike Family History

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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

What did your Spike ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Spike | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Ag Labourer

    6%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Brewers Clerk

    6%

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

Spike Historical Records

What Spike family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spike census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Spike

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Spike. 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 Spike. For the veterans among your Spike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spike Life Expectancy

What is the average Spike lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spike

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spike 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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