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Sproats Early Origins



The surname Sproats was first found in Roxburghshire 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 Norman Conquest. They were originally seated in Dorset where the name was spelled Spratt.

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Sproats Spelling Variations


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Sproats Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sproat, Sprot, Sprott, Sprout and others.

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Sproats Early History


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Sproats Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sproats research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1443 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Sproats History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproats Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sproats Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sproats Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sproats In Ireland


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Sproats In Ireland



Some of the Sproats family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 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..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Sproats Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sproats 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 15 February 2016 at 04:45.

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