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Spranger Name Meaning

German:: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or well (see Sprang ). variant of Springer

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


Similar surnames: Sprunger, Springer, Sprang, Stanger, Sprenger, Prange, Spraker

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Where is the Spranger family from?

You can see how Spranger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spranger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Spranger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Spranger family living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Spranger's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Spranger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spranger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spranger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Spranger. 22% of Spranger men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Spranger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spranger were Foreman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Assembler
    9%
  • Foreman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Laundress
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spranger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spranger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 815 immigration records available for the last name Spranger. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Spranger. For the veterans among your Spranger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Spranger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Spranger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spranger in 1954 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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