Sprankle Family History

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Sprankle Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Sprankel, a nickname for a lively, athletic person, from a diminutive of Middle High German spranke ‘grasshopper’, or from Middle Low German sprenkel.

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

Similar surnames: Sprenkle, Pranke, Spangle, Prange, Sprinkel, Trinkle, Spangler

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Sprankle Family Origin

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Sprankle Family Occupations

What did your Sprankle ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Sprankle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sprankle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprankle 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Sprankle. 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 Sprankle. For the veterans among your Sprankle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sprankle Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprankle lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sprankle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sprankle in 1942 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprankle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprankle 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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