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Spinola Surname Meaning

Italian (Liguria): from spinola a diminutive of Spina . Italian: topographic name for someone living by Monte Spinola in the province of Pavia. Portuguese (Spínola): topographic name from a diminutive of espinha ‘thorn thorn bush’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Spingola, Spina, Spatola, Spicola, Spinella, Spalla, Espindola, Sola

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Where is the Spinola family from?

You can see how Spinola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spinola family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Spinola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Spinola families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Spinola's in USA. New York had the highest population of Spinola families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spinola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spinola ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Spinola. 100% of Spinola women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spinola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spinola 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Spinola. 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 649 military records available for the last name Spinola. For the veterans among your Spinola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spinola lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Spinola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Spinola in 1963 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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