in the lands of Urr in 1262, but tradition states that the family was originally one of those Saxon families who moved north after the
. They were originally seated in
where the name was spelled Spratt.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Sprott who arrived in Philadelphia in 1855; Robert Sproat settled in New England
in 1630; Thomas and Hugh Sproat settled in New York in 1774; Robert Sprout settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1823..