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The Spouner surname is generally thought to have derived from the Middle English word "spoon," which was a "chip," or "splinter" of wood; and as such, was an occupational name for someone who made wooden roof shingles. It was on after the 14th century, under Scandinavian influence, that the word spoon, began to acquire its modern usage as an eating utensil, but it is certainly possible that the surname may also have been taken on occupationally by someone who made spoons.

Early Origins of the Spouner family


The surname Spouner was first found in Warwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D. Other early records include Roger Lesponere, in the Pipe Rolls of Yorkshire in 1179, and a Thomas, Robert le Sponere in the Assize Rolls of Lincolnshire in 1221.

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Early History of the Spouner family

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Early History of the Spouner family


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Spouner Spelling Variations

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Spouner Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Spooner, Spouner, Sponer and others.

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Early Notables of the Spouner family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Spouner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Spouner family to Ireland

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Migration of the Spouner family to Ireland


Some of the Spouner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Spouner family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Spouner family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas and William Spooner who settled in Plymouth Massachusetts in 1623; William Spooner settled in Boston in 1766; Edward Spooner arrived in Jamaica in 1685.

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