Spina Family History

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Spina Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from spina ‘thorn’, ‘thorn bush’, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word. De Felice believes there may also have been a religious byname involved (probably as the subject of the dedication of a shrine), referring to Christ’s crown of thorns.

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

Similar surnames: Espina, Pina, Spinola, Piana, Pin, Mina, Spring, Spong, Pia, Vina

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Spina Family Origin

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Spina Family Occupations

What did your Spina ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spina family was Shoe Maker. The most common Spina occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Spina's were Farmers. Farmer and Provision Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spina.

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  • Farmer

  • Provision Dealer

  • Shoe Maker


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Spina Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spina census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Spina. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spina. For the veterans among your Spina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spina Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Spina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Spina in 1946 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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