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Springer Name Meaning
English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German springen, Middle Dutch springhen, Yiddish shpringen ‘to jump or leap’.English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fountain or the source of a stream, Middle English spring ‘spring’ + the habitational suffix -er. The same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.

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

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Name Distribution of Springer Families

  • Number of Springer families
     272 - 541
     91 - 271
     1 - 90
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Springer families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Springer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Springer Family Origin

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Springer Immigration Information

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Springer Family Occupations

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