Spurr Family History

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Spurr Name Meaning

English (now chiefly Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, from Middle English spore, spure ‘spur’.

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

Similar surnames: Sparr, Spoor, Sperr, Spear, Parr, Speer, Sporer, Starr, Sours, Sporn

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Spurr Family Origin

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Spurr Family Occupations

What did your Spurr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Spurr. 68% of Spurr men worked as a Farmer and 75% of Spurr women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spurr were Tailor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Income
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Spurr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Spurr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spurr 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Spurr. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Spurr. For the veterans among your Spurr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spurr Life Expectancy

What is the average Spurr lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Spurr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Spurr in 1945 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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