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Ispence Family History

Ispence Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Spence, Spencer, Pence, Speece, Ponce, Bence, Senne, Spruce, Sconce

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Where is the Ispence family from?

You can see how Ispence families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ispence family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Ispence family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ispence's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Ispence families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ispence surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ispence ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Ispence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ispence census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ispence. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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