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Sprout Early Origins



The surname Sprout 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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Sprout Spelling Variations


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Sprout Spelling Variations



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

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Sprout Early History


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Sprout Early History



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

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Sprout Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sprout Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Sprout In Ireland


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Sprout In Ireland



Some of the Sprout 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:

Sprout Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nich Sprout, who landed in Virginia in 1656
  • William Sprout, who arrived in New Jersey in 1685

Sprout Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Sprout settled in Baltimore Maryland in 1823

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprout (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprout (post 1700)



  • George M. Sprout, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1898; Candidate for Michigan State Senate 27th District, 1910; Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 28th Circuit, 1911
  • Fred M. Sprout, American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 24th District, 1931-32
  • Charles Sprout, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Dover 3rd Ward, 1938

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. 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.
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Sprout Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sprout 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 4 September 2016 at 10:22.

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