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Sperl Name Meaning

German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German spar(e) ‘sparrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Spoerl, Perl, Sperr, Speer, Spark, Stern, Sporn, Spetz, Spirk, Spear

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Sperl Family Origin

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Sperl Family Occupations

What did your Sperl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sperl. 27% of Sperl men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Sperl women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sperl were Farm Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%

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

Sperl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sperl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sperl 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 Sperl. 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 Sperl. For the veterans among your Sperl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sperl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sperl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sperl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sperl in 1963 was 84, and 84 in 2004.

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