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Sprang Name Meaning

German: related to Old High German spranc ‘spring’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or well. Dutch (van Sprang): habitational name from Sprang in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Sprung, Strang, Spreng, Strand, Spang, Spranger, Streng

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Sprang Family Origin

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Sprang Family Occupations

What did your Sprang ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carter

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    7%

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

Sprang Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sprang Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprang lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sprang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sprang in 1950 was 52, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprang 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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