Spraker Family History

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Spraker Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Spreker ‘speaker’, an occupational name for someone who acted as the speaker on behalf of a community, or for a poet. Compare Sprakers, name of a place east of Canajoharie in the Mohawk Valley.

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


Similar surnames: Braker, Prater, Prager, Stryker, Spyker, Raker, Staker, Sprauer

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Spraker Family Origin

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Spraker Family Occupations

What did your Spraker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spraker. A less common occupation for the Spraker family was Cooper. The most common Spraker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Spraker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Spraker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Spraker Life Expectancy

What is the average Spraker lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Spraker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Spraker in 1943 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spraker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spraker 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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