Spoon Family History

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Spoon Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. English: apparently a metonymic occupational name either for a maker of roofing shingles or spoons, from Old English spon ‘chip’, ‘splinter’ (see also Spooner). Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of German Spohn (see Spahn).

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

Similar surnames: Spoor, Stoop, Spahn, Shoop, Sporn, Pool, Coon, Span, Spohr, Sooy

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Spoon Family Origin

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Spoon Family Occupations

What did your Spoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Surface Worker (heavywork) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Spoon. 13% of Spoon men worked as a Colliery Surface Worker (heavywork) and 55% of Spoon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spoon were Minister Of Religion Methodist Church and Maternity Nurse Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Surface Worker (heavywork)
  • General Labourer
  • Lighter Power Attendant
  • Minister Of Religion Methodist Church

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Barmaid
  • Housekeeper (retired)
  • Maternity Nurse Attendant

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

Spoon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Spoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spoon 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 466 immigration records available for the last name Spoon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Spoon. For the veterans among your Spoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spoon Life Expectancy

What is the average Spoon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Spoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spoon in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spoon

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