Spindel Family History

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Spindel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a spindle maker, from Middle High German spindel, Yiddish shpindl ‘spindle’, ‘distaff’.

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

Similar surnames: Sindel, Spindler, Spindle, Spiegel, Schindel, Sponsel, Spille, Zindel

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Spindel Family Origin

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Spindel Family Occupations

What did your Spindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spindel occupation in the USA was Clerk. 33% of Spindel's were Clerks. Clerk and Fish Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spindel. A less common occupation for the Spindel family was In Vitrol Works.

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  • Clerk

  • Fish Dealer

  • In Vitrol Works


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

Spindel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spindel 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 863 immigration records available for the last name Spindel. 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 459 military records available for the last name Spindel. For the veterans among your Spindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spindel Life Expectancy

What is the average Spindel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Spindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Spindel in 1958 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spindel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spindel 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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