Speake Family History

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Speake Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone thought to resemble a woodpecker in some way, Middle English spek(e) (a reduced form of Old French espeche(e), of Germanic origin).

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


Similar surnames: Spence, Peak, Pease, Spare, Spike, Spear, Leake, Speck, Speare, Spake

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Speake Family Origin

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Speake Family Occupations

What did your Speake ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Speake ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Speake family was Laborer. The most common Speake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Speake's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speake.

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Speake Historical Records

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Speake Life Expectancy

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Famous Speake Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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