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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sparr family was Keeps House. The most common Sparr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sparr's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sparr.

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Sparr Historical Records

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Sparr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sparr

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