Sporn Family History

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Sporn Name Meaning

German: possibly from Middle High German sporn ‘to spur’; of uncertain application. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sporn ‘spur’.

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

Similar surnames: Horn, Stern, Thorn, Spark, Port, Spoon, Sporer, Schorn, Sperr, Spott

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Sporn Family Origin

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Sporn Family Occupations

What did your Sporn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sporn family was Laborer. The most common Sporn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sporn's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sporn.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Dress Maker

  • Laborer


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

Sporn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sporn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sporn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sporn. 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 Sporn. For the veterans among your Sporn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sporn Life Expectancy

What is the average Sporn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sporn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sporn in 1957 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sporn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sporn 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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