Spedding Family History

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Spedding Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: of uncertain origin, possibly a patronymic from the Old English byname Sped, meaning ‘success’, ‘prosperity’. Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered variant of McSpadden. (McSpedding is attested as an Irish name with this origin.)

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Spedden, Spalding, Skelding, Reading, Sweeting, Eddings

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Spedding Family Origin

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Spedding Family Occupations

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  • Printer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Journalist

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1881, Printer, Carpenter and Journalist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spedding. A less common occupation for the Spedding family was Laborer. The most common Spedding occupation in Canada was Printer. 40% of Spedding's were Printers.

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Spedding Historical Records

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Spedding Life Expectancy

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