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Sporrer Early Origins



The surname Sporrer was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the family became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Sporrer Spelling Variations


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Sporrer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spohrer, Spohr, Spehrer, Sperner, Sporrer, Sperrer, Sperger, Spohrger, Spehr, Spahrer, Spahr, Spehrmann, Spahrmann, Spohrmann, Sparmann, Spormann and many more.

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Sporrer Early History


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Sporrer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sporrer research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1707 is included under the topic Early Sporrer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sporrer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sporrer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sporrer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sporrer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Sporrer, aged 32, who arrived in America from Switzerland, in 1901
  • Konrad Sporrer, aged 26, who arrived in America from Paris, France, in 1908
  • Salomon Sporrer, aged 23, who arrived in America from Sulzbach, Switzerland, in 1921
  • Georg Sporrer, aged 42, who arrived in America from Muchen, Germany, in 1922
  • Andreas Sporrer, aged 25, who arrived in America from Muenchen, Germany, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sporrer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sporrer (post 1700)



  • Lindsey Catherine Sporrer (b. 1992), American actress, known for her role in the film How to Make Love Like an Englishman

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    11. ...

    The Sporrer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sporrer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 June 2014 at 09:16.

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