Sponsel Family History

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Sponsel Name Meaning

German: contracted form of Spannseil, a metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German span ‘wood chip’ or spannen ‘to pull’, ‘tighten’ + seil ‘rope’.

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


Similar surnames: Spindel, Sensel, Sponseller, Sporer, Spinner, Sinsel, Sobel, Stoppel

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Sponsel Family Origin

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Sponsel Family Occupations

What did your Sponsel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Sponsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sponsel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sponsel family was Tailor. Farmer, Keeping House and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sponsel.

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Sponsel Historical Records

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Sponsel Life Expectancy

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