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Sprowes Family History

Sprowes Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sprowls, Sproles, Sprowles, Spross, Propes, Sprowl, Sprouls, Stropes

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Where is the Sprowes family from?

You can see how Sprowes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sprowes family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sprowes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Sprowes families living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Sprowes's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Sprowes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sprowes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sprowes ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sprowes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Sprowes family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 45 census records available for the last name Sprowes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sprowes 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Sprowes. 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 10 military records available for the last name Sprowes. For the veterans among your Sprowes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sprowes lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Sprowes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sprowes in 1968 was 32, and 64 in 2004.

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