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Sprott Early Origins



The surname Sprott 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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Sprott Spelling Variations


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Sprott Spelling Variations



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

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Sprott Early History


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Sprott Early History



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

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Sprott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sprott Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Sprott In Ireland


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Sprott In Ireland



Some of the Sprott 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 were:

Sprott Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Sprott, who landed in America in 1714

Sprott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mark Sprott, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • John Sprott who arrived in Philadelphia in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprott (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprott (post 1700)



  • Julien Clinton Sprott, American professor of physics who teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Samuel W. Sprott, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864; Postmaster at Auburn, Indiana, 1867
  • John T. Sprott (b. 1933), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Swaziland, 1993-96
  • Donald P. Sprott, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Auburn, Indiana, 1941-48 (acting, 1941)
  • Michael Sprott (b. 1975), English professional heavyweight boxer from Reading, Berkshire
  • Adrian Sprott (b. 1962), Scottish former footballer
  • Rt. Rev. John Sprott, Bishop of Brechin

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Sprott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sprott 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 29 April 2016 at 14:13.

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