Spriggs Family History

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Spriggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sprigg.

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

Similar surnames: Spraggs, Triggs, Springs, Griggs, Sprigg, Spikes, Staggs, Wiggs

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Spriggs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Spriggs name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Spriggs. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Spriggs Family Origin

Where is the Spriggs family from?

Spriggs Family Occupations

What did your Spriggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spriggs family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spriggs. The most common Spriggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Spriggs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Spriggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Spriggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spriggs 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spriggs. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Spriggs. For the veterans among your Spriggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spriggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Spriggs lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Spriggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Spriggs in 1944 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spriggs 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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