Sprung Family History

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Sprung Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sprunc ‘spring’, topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or well (see also Spring 2, Sprang). Dutch: variant of Sprong. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from German Sprung ‘jump’, ‘leap’, ‘crack’.

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

Similar surnames: Spring, Sprang, Strang, Streng, Spreng, Strunk, Sprunger, Sprunk

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Sprung Family Origin

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Sprung Family Occupations

What did your Sprung ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sprung occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 50% of Sprung's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Stick Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sprung.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Stick Maker


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

Sprung Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sprung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprung 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 Sprung. 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 Sprung. For the veterans among your Sprung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sprung Life Expectancy

What is the average Sprung lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sprung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sprung in 1953 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sprung

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sprung 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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