Sparr Family History

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Sparr Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English sparre. German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from Middle Low German spar ‘beam’, ‘rafter’.

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

Similar surnames: Parr, Spark, Starr, Spurr, Sperr, Spahr, Spach, Spoor, Paar, Spare

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Sparr Family Origin

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Sparr Family Occupations

What did your Sparr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sparr. 20% of Sparr men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Moulder
  • Porter

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

Sparr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sparr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sparr 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 Sparr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sparr. For the veterans among your Sparr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sparr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sparr lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sparr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sparr in 1960 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sparr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sparr 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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