Sparrow Family History

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Sparrow Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English sparewe ‘sparrow’, perhaps for a small, chirpy person, or else for someone bearing some fancied physical resemblance to a sparrow.

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


Similar surnames: Barrow, Sparr, Sharrow, Marrow, Scarrow, Sharlow, Yarrow, Garrow

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Sparrow Family Origin

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Sparrow Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sparrow family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sparrow. The most common Sparrow occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Sparrow's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sparrow Historical Records

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Sparrow Life Expectancy

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