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Sprott Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from the Old English personal name Sprot, of uncertain origin. It may be derived from Old English sprot ‘sprout’, ‘young shoot’. Northern Irish (County Down): variant of Spratt. German: probably a habitational name from places named Sprotte (Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt), Sprotta (Silesia).

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


Similar surnames: Strutt, Sprout, Pott, Syrett, Sproat, Spratt, Spotts, Shott, Brott

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Sprott Family Origin

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Sprott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Miner

    4%

In 1880, the most common Sprott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sprott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sprott family was Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sprott.

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Sprott Historical Records

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Sprott Life Expectancy

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