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The surname Sprinkle 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]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
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]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list: Julian Springald and Walter Springaud in Oxfordshire; and Alan Springold in Cambridgeshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sprinkle research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1076, 1084, 1135, 1194, 1562, 1455, 1487, 1621, 1642, 1639 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Sprinkle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sprinkle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Sprinkle, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Peter Sprinkle, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1909
  • Alma Sprinkle, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Charles Sprinkle, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1912
  • Gladys Sprinkle, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
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  • Edward Alexander Sprinkle (b. 1923), American football player
  • Ronald Leo Sprinkle (b. 1930), American psychologist
  • Jesse Sprinkle (b. 1976), American singer, songwriter, drummer, guitarist, and rapper
  • Aaron Sprinkle, American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer
  • W. C. Sprinkle, American politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 40th District, 1891-92
  • Marion Sprinkle, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008
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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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