Spooner Family History

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Spooner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who covered roofs with wooden shingles, from an agent derivative of Middle English spoon ‘chip’, ‘splinter’. However, from the 14th century, under Scandinavian influence, the word had also begun to acquire its modern sense denoting the eating utensil, and in some cases the surname may have been acquired by someone who made spoons, typically from wood or horn.

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

Similar surnames: Spoon, Sonner, Spinner, Spenner, Pooler, Spoor, Nooner, Sommer

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Spooner Family Origin

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Spooner Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Going To School

  • Trader


In 1881, the most common Spooner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Spooner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spooner family was Trader. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spooner.

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Spooner Historical Records

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Spooner Life Expectancy

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