Spark Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Old Norse byname or personal name Sparkr ‘sprightly’, ‘vivacious’. German: nickname either from Middle High German spar ‘sparrow’ (see Sparrow) or from Middle Low German sparke ‘spark’. Compare 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Stark, Park, Spack, Star, Sark, Spann, Slack, Spach, Bark

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Spark Family Origin

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Spark Family Occupations

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  • School

    46%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Pecheur

    8%

In 1881, School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spark. A less common occupation for the Spark family was Pecheur. The most common Spark occupation in Canada was School. 46% of Spark's were Schools.

Source: Census data for Spark | Data not to scale

Spark Historical Records

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Spark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Spark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Spark in 1963 was 78, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spark

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