Sprigg Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Sprigg Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English sprigge ‘twig’, ‘branch’ (apparently of Old Norse or Low German origin, first recorded as a vocabulary word in English in the 15th century).

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

Similar surnames: Spring, Prigge, Sprick, Scragg, Speight, Pigg, Goring, Sprung, Trigg

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sprigg Family Origin

Where is the Sprigg family from?

Sprigg Family Occupations

What did your Sprigg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sprigg. The most common Sprigg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Sprigg's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sprigg family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Sprigg | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Sprigg Historical Records

What Sprigg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sprigg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprigg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sprigg

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sprigg. 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.

View all Sprigg immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Sprigg military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sprigg family history.

Sprigg Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprigg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sprigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sprigg in 1949 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprigg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprigg 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.

Look up another name