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Spaulding Family History

Spaulding Surname Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire) and English (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk): habitational name from Spalding (Lincolnshire) from Old English Spaldas the name of an Anglian tribe who settled chiefly in the fen-lands of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire + the groupname suffix -ingas. Compare Spafford .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Spalding, Spedding, Paullin, Maulding, Pulling, Paulin, Spradling

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Where is the Spaulding family from?

You can see how Spaulding families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spaulding family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Spaulding families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Spaulding families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Spaulding's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Spaulding families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spaulding surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spaulding ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Spaulding. 54% of Spaulding men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Spaulding women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Student

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 105,000 census records available for the last name Spaulding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spaulding census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Spaulding. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Spaulding. For the veterans among your Spaulding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spaulding lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Spaulding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spaulding in 1941 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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