Sponseller Family History

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Sponseller Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Spannseiler, an occupational name for a rope maker or a farmer who was hired out as a carter or teamster (of horses, an agent derivative of Spannseil.

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


Similar surnames: Sponsel, Spangler, Speller, Spindler, Spiller, Seller, Spieler

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Sponseller Family Origin

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Sponseller Family Occupations

What did your Sponseller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sponseller family was Keeping House. The most common Sponseller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Sponseller's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sponseller.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Sponseller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sponseller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sponseller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sponseller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Sponseller Life Expectancy

What is the average Sponseller lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sponseller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sponseller in 1956 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sponseller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sponseller ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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