Sponholz Family History

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Sponholz Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for someone who split wood (for shingles, for example) or cut or sold wood for splitting, from Middle High German span ‘(wood) chip’, ‘shaving’, ‘splinter’ + holz ‘wood’; alternatively a habitational name from a place so named (Spohnholz) in Mecklenburg .

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


Similar surnames: Kienholz, Sponsel, Rebholz, Spainhour, Shanholtz, Spindel, Aronhalt

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Sponholz Family Origin

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Sponholz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Fire Ins. Agt.

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Fire Ins. Agt. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sponholz. A less common occupation for the Sponholz family was Tailor. The most common Sponholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sponholz's were Farmers.

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Sponholz Historical Records

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Sponholz Life Expectancy

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Famous Sponholz Family

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