Sparkes Family History

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Sparkes Name Meaning

English: variant of Sparks.

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


Similar surnames: Spakes, Starkes, Perkes, Parke, Spake, Sparks, Parkes, Speakes

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Sparkes Family Origin

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Sparkes Family Occupations

What did your Sparkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sparkes. A less common occupation for the Sparkes family was Keeping House. The most common Sparkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sparkes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Sparkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sparkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sparkes 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 Sparkes. 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 Sparkes. For the veterans among your Sparkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sparkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Sparkes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sparkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Sparkes in 1957 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sparkes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sparkes 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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