Sprecher Family History

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Sprecher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German and Middle High German sprechen ‘to speak’, an occupational name for a poet, a reciter, or a public announcer.

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

Similar surnames: Strecker, Brecher, Pecher, Drescher, Speicher, Stecher, Springer

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Sprecher Family Origin

Where is the Sprecher family from?

Sprecher Family Occupations

What did your Sprecher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sprecher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sprecher's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sprecher. A less common occupation for the Sprecher family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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

Sprecher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sprecher Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprecher lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sprecher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sprecher in 1951 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprecher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprecher 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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