Spinney Family History

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Spinney Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English spyn(n)eye, ‘spinney’, i.e. a small patch of woodland, clump of trees (Old French espinei).

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


Similar surnames: Spinner, Binney, Pinner, Linney, Skinner, Winney, Pitney, Finney

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Spinney Family Origin

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Spinney Family Occupations

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  • Professor Of Music

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Professor Of Music, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spinney. The most common Spinney occupation in the UK was Professor Of Music. 9% of Spinney's were Professor Of Musics. A less common occupation for the Spinney family was Blacksmith & Farmer.

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Spinney Historical Records

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Spinney Life Expectancy

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Famous Spinney Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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