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Early Origins of the Springet family

The surname Springet was first found in various counties and shires throughout Britain but especially in Sussex and Kent. The name is a diminutive of "Spring," as in a nickname for a "lively young man." [1] One of the first records of the name was William Pringett who was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Warwickshire in 1193. The Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296 lists William Springet. [1] The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list: Julian Springald and Walter Springaud in Oxfordshire; and Alan Springold in Cambridgeshire. [2]

Early History of the Springet family

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Springet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Springett, Springate, Springette, Springet and others.

Early Notables of the Springet family

Distinguished members of the family include

  • Sir Thomas Springett of Broyle, knighted 17th September 1639; and his son, Sir Herbert Springett, created a Baronet, at the Restoration in 1660

United States Springet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Springet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Harbert Springet, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682 [3]
  • Herbert Springet, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682 [3]

  1. Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook