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Sparrow Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English sparewe ‘sparrow’, perhaps for a small, chirpy person, or else for someone bearing some fancied physical resemblance to a sparrow.

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


Similar surnames: Barrow, Sparr, Sharrow, Marrow, Scarrow, Sharlow, Yarrow, Garrow

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Sparrow Family Origin

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Sparrow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sparrow. The most common Sparrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sparrow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sparrow family was Farm Laborer.

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Sparrow Historical Records

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Sparrow Life Expectancy

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