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Sproat Family History

Sproat Name Meaning
Scottish and northern English: variant of Sprott.

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

73,689 Historical Documents with Sproat on Ancestry.com
18,805 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,519 Military Records
1,838 Immigration Records
14,580 Census and Voter Lists
36,947 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sproat Families

  • Number of Sproat families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sproat families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sproat families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sproat census records

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Sproat Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sproat families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Sproat Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sproat families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sproat

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sproat Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sproat census records

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Sproat Civil War Service Records

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