Sprengel Family History

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Sprengel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so called, north of Soltau. hence a nickname for a lively, athletic person, from Middle Low German sprengel ‘grasshopper’. from Middle High German sprengel ‘aspergill’, ‘sprinkler for holy water’; of uncertain application.

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

Similar surnames: Sprenger, Springer, Strenger, Krengel, Strenge, Sprinkel, Bengel

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Sprengel Family Origin

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Sprengel Family Occupations

What did your Sprengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sprengel family was Harness Maker. Superintendent, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sprengel. The most common Sprengel occupation in the USA was Superintendent. 33% of Sprengel's were Superintendents.

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  • Superintendent

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Harness Maker


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Sprengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sprengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprengel 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Sprengel. 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 Sprengel. For the veterans among your Sprengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sprengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprengel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sprengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sprengel in 1951 was 24, and 89 in 2004.

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