Sprague Family History

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Sprague Name Meaning

English: from northern Middle English Spragge, either a personal name or a byname meaning ‘lively’, a metathesized and voiced form of Spark 1.

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


Similar surnames: Page, Sage, Scragg, Strange, Springle, Argue, Spray, Raque, Moragne

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Sprague Family Origin

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Sprague Family Occupations

What did your Sprague ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sprague occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Sprague's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sprague. A less common occupation for the Sprague family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Sprague Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sprague Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprague lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sprague life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sprague in 1941 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprague

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprague 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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