Spence Family History
Spence Surname History
Spence family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Spence family researchers. This page is the home for the complete history of the Spence surname, Spence origins, and stories of Spence family members. The Spence family is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Spence family has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Spence starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Spence name may have changed with them. It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Spence families have emigrated around different countries all throughout history.
Spence country of origin
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The nationality of Spence is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Spence may be in dispute as result of whether the name originated organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Spence
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The meaning of Spence come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these trade-based family names may be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is useful to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Spence originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
- Elenor Spence
- Patricia Helen Spence 1911 - ?
- Birdie V Spence 1887 - ?
- Ethel Shultz Spence
- William Spence Hutt
- Catherine Spence Hutt
- Isabella Spence
- Alexander Spence
- John Spence 1737 - ?
- Irwin Spence
- Dulcena Spence Harris
- Catherine Spence Hutt
- James Spence Monroe 1799 - 1800
- Martha Futch Spence 1775 - 1853
- Timothy Spence, Sr. 1771 - 1852
- Nannie C Spence 1866 - ?
- Charlotte Spence
- Dosha Sadie Spence
- ? Spence
Spence Family Tree
Famous people named Spence
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Spence
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Spence. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Spence family
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Spence spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Spence family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Spence were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Spence. Names like Spence change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages across time.