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

What did your Spinney ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Professor Of Music

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    3%

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

Spinney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spinney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spinney 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 Spinney

Passenger List

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

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Spinney Life Expectancy

What is the average Spinney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Spinney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Spinney in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spinney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spinney 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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