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Spoden Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from aan ’s boden huis, ’s Boden ‘at the house of the messenger’, the name of a house in Amel in Deidenberg, in the Belgian province of Liège. Dutch: habitational name from Spaden. There is a place so called in Schiffdorf, Lower Saxony, and it was the former name of Spouwen in the Belgian province of Limburg. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a laborer who used a spade, from Low German Spaden ‘spade’. German: probably of the same origin as 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Spader, Gloden, Boden, Soder, Roden, Oden, Spoon, Posen, Sugden

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Spoden Family Origin

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Spoden Family Occupations

What did your Spoden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Spoden. 19% of Spoden men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Spoden women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spoden were Salesman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • Hand Sewer
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Spoden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spoden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spoden 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Spoden. 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 224 military records available for the last name Spoden. For the veterans among your Spoden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spoden Life Expectancy

What is the average Spoden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Spoden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Spoden in 1954 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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