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Spittle Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who was employed at a lodging house, from Middle English spital ‘lodging house’ (a reduced form of Old French hospital, Late Latin hospitale, from hostis, genitive hospitis, guest). Americanized spelling of eastern German Spittel, metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an infirmary, from Middle High German spital, spittel ‘hospital’.

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


Similar surnames: Spittler, Spindle, Spitale, Spille, Little, Spiller, Smittle, Saile

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Spittle Family Origin

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Spittle Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Grocer

    3%
  • Gun Lock Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spittle family was Gun Lock Maker. Coal Miner, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spittle. The most common Spittle occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Spittle's were Coal Miners.

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Spittle Historical Records

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Spittle Life Expectancy

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