Spong Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English spong ‘narrow strip of land’, or a habitational name from Spong Farm in Elmstead, Kent, which is named with this word. Swedish: topographic or ornamental name from spång ‘footbridge’, ‘plank’.

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


Similar surnames: Tong, Pont, Spang, Song, Spina, Son, Sprung, Skog, Span, Sprang

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Spong Family Origin

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Spong Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Gardener

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Spong occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Spong's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Spong family was Agricultural Labourer. Annuitant, Gardener and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spong.

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Spong Historical Records

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Spong Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Spong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Spong in 1951 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spong

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