Sproat Family History

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Sproat Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Sprott.

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


Similar surnames: Sprott, Sprout, Sprowl, Streat, Prout, Strout, Croak, Scott, Poet

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Sproat Family Origin

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Sproat Family Occupations

What did your Sproat ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sproat. 2% of Sproat men worked as a Gardener and 49% of Sproat women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sproat were Incapacitated and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Chartered Accountant
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sproat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sproat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sproat 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sproat. 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 Sproat. For the veterans among your Sproat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sproat Life Expectancy

What is the average Sproat lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sproat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Sproat in 1953 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sproat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sproat 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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