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Sprong Family History

Sprong Name Meaning

Dutch:: nickname from Middle Dutch spronc ‘jumper’. nickname and occupational name for someone who visits farmers with a stud-horse or breeding-bull. (Van der Sprong): topographic name for someone living near a sprong ‘spring well’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sprung, Strong, Spring, Sprout, Streng, Sprock, Spong, Sprigg, Spross

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Where is the Sprong family from?

You can see how Sprong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sprong family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sprong families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Sprong families living in Ontario. This was about 95% of all the recorded Sprong's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sprong families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sprong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sprong ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sprong. 23% of Sprong men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Sprong women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sprong were Inspector and Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Inspector
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sprong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprong census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 430 immigration records available for the last name Sprong. 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 Cards

There are 800 military records available for the last name Sprong. For the veterans among your Sprong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sprong lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sprong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sprong in 1955 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

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