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Sprung Family History

Sprung Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sprunc ‘spring’ a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or well (see also Spring 3 Sprang ). Dutch: variant of Sprong . Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or artificial name from German Sprung ‘jump leap crack’.

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Sprang, Strang, Streng, Spreng, Strunk, Sprunger, Sprunk

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Where is the Sprung family from?

You can see how Sprung families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sprung family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sprung families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Sprung families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sprung's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sprung families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sprung surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sprung ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sprung. 19% of Sprung men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Sprung women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sprung were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sprung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprung census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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

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What is the average Sprung lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sprung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sprung in 1953 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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