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Springer Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German springen, Middle Dutch springhen, Yiddish shpringen ‘to jump or leap’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fountain or the source of a stream, Middle English spring ‘spring’ + the habitational suffix -er. The same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Spring, Sprunger, Stringer, Slinger, Pranger, Sprenger, Strenger

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Springer Family Origin

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Springer Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Agr Labr

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

In 1881, Carpenter, Agr Labr and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Springer. The most common Springer occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 12% of Springer's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Springer family was Confectioner.

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