Spoelstra Family History

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Spoelstra Name Meaning

Frisian: probably a topographic name meaning ‘from the pool’, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’, with excrescent initial -s. Compare Poelstra.

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


Similar surnames: Poelstra, Hornstra, Zylstra, Vlietstra, Speller, Hofstra, Kooistra

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Spoelstra Family Origin

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Spoelstra Family Occupations

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  • Furniture Maker

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Shop Hand

    25%
  • Works Furniture Shop

    25%

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In 1880, Furniture Maker, Gardener and Shop Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spoelstra. The most common Spoelstra occupation in the USA was Furniture Maker. 25% of Spoelstra's were Furniture Makers. A less common occupation for the Spoelstra family was Works Furniture Shop.

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Spoelstra Historical Records

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Spoelstra Life Expectancy

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