Spille Family History

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Spille Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a spindle maker, from Middle High German spinnel, spindel, spille, Middle Low German spinele, spille; Middle Dutch spille ‘spindle’. In some cases, the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a very thin person or someone with spindly legs.

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


Similar surnames: Spiller, Pille, Pelle, Still, Selle, Speller, Spilker, Faille, Spire

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Spille Family Origin

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Spille Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Spille occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Spille's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spille family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spille.

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Spille Historical Records

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Spille Life Expectancy

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