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Springer Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German springen, Middle Dutch springhen, Yiddish shpringen ‘to jump or leap’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fountain or the source of a stream, Middle English spring ‘spring’ + the habitational suffix -er. The same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Sprunger, Stringer, Slinger, Pranger, Sprenger, Strenger

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Springer Family Origin

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Springer Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Springer family was Carpenter. The most common Springer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Springer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Springer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Springer Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Springer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Springer in 1940 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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