Spross Family History

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Spross Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname (or earlier a personal name also) from Middle High German spross ‘scion’, ‘descendant’.

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

Similar surnames: Ross, Bross, Gross, Stoss, Prost, Ploss, Tross, Sprott, Pross, Dross

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Spross Family Origin

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Spross Family Occupations

What did your Spross ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Builder, Laborer and Mason Brick were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spross. A less common occupation for the Spross family was Shoemaker. The most common Spross occupation in the USA was Builder. 25% of Spross's were Builders.

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  • Builder

  • Laborer

  • Mason Brick

  • Shoemaker


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

Spross Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spross. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spross 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Spross. 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 321 military records available for the last name Spross. For the veterans among your Spross ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spross Life Expectancy

What is the average Spross lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Spross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spross in 1963 was 78, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spross 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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