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Sprankle Family History

Sprankle Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Sprankel, a nickname for a lively, athletic person, from a diminutive of Middle High German spranke ‘grasshopper’, or from Middle Low German sprenkel.

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

31,225 Historical Documents with Sprankle on Ancestry.com
5,747 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,059 Military Records
152 Immigration Records
4,456 Census and Voter Lists
19,811 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sprankle Families

  • Number of Sprankle families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sprankle families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sprankle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sprankle census records

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Sprankle Family Origin

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Sprankle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sprankle

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Sprankle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sprankle census records

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Sprankle Civil War Service Records

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