Spalding Family History

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Spalding Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Old English tribal name Spaldingas ‘people of the district called Spald’. The district name probably means ‘ditches’, referring to drainage channels in the fenland.

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


Similar surnames: Skelding, Pilling, Walding, Spedding, Stelling, Spring, Golding

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Spalding Family Origin

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Spalding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • School

    6%
  • Student

    6%

In 1881, the most common Spalding occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Spalding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spalding family was Student. Farmer, Laborer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spalding.

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Spalding Historical Records

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Spalding Life Expectancy

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