Spoon Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. English: apparently a metonymic occupational name either for a maker of roofing shingles or spoons, from Old English spon ‘chip’, ‘splinter’ (see also Spooner). Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of German Spohn (see Spahn).

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


Similar surnames: Spoor, Stoop, Spahn, Shoop, Sporn, Pool, Coon, Span, Spohr, Sooy

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Spoon Family Origin

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Spoon Family Occupations

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  • Hunter

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

In 1881, Hunter and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spoon. The most common Spoon occupation in Canada was Hunter. 50% of Spoon's were Hunters.

Source: Census data for Spoon | Data not to scale

Spoon Historical Records

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Spoon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Spoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spoon in 1953 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spoon

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