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Speyer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the German city of Speyer, which had a large Jewish population in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Speer, Speyrer, Seyer, Speier, Spieler, Meyer, Geyer, Saeger, Steuer

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Speyer Family Origin

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Speyer Family Occupations

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

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  • Tailor

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Bookbinder

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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In 1880, Tailor, Blacksmith and Bookbinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speyer. The most common Speyer occupation in the USA was Tailor. 11% of Speyer's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Speyer family was Butcher.

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Speyer Historical Records

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Speyer Life Expectancy

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Famous Speyer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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