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Sperl Name Meaning

German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German spar(e) ‘sparrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Spoerl, Perl, Sperr, Speer, Spark, Stern, Sporn, Spetz, Spirk, Spear

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Sperl Family Origin

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Sperl Family Occupations

What did your Sperl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sperl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Sperl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sperl family was At Home. Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sperl.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Tailor

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • At Home

    3%

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Sperl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sperl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sperl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sperl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sperl in 1963 was 84, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sperl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sperl 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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