Spark Family History

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Spark Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Old Norse byname or personal name Sparkr ‘sprightly’, ‘vivacious’. German: nickname either from Middle High German spar ‘sparrow’ (see Sparrow) or from Middle Low German sparke ‘spark’. Compare 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Stark, Park, Spack, Star, Sark, Spann, Slack, Spach, Bark

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Spark Family Origin

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Spark Family Occupations

What did your Spark ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spark. The most common Spark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Spark's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spark family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Spark ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Spark Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spark census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Spark. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spark. For the veterans among your Spark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spark Life Expectancy

What is the average Spark lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Spark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Spark in 1963 was 78, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spark

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spark ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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