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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Sprott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mark Sprott, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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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