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Sprows Early Origins



The surname Sprows was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. They held a family seat in Shiedam and one of the founder families of the region.

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Sprows Spelling Variations


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Sprows Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sprous, Sprows, Sprouse, Spross, Spruce, Sprosse and many more.

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Sprows Early History


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Sprows Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sprows research. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sprows History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sprows Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sprows Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Alice Sprouse, who arrived in Virginia in 1642; John Sprous, who came to Virginia in 1649; George Spruce, who settled in Maryland in 1659; Nich Spruce, who came to Virginia in 1661.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprows (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sprows (post 1700)



  • David J Sprows PhD, Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Villanova University
  • Sandra Sprows, Academic Chair at Suffolk County Community College

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Sprows Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sprows 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 16 March 2010 at 08:09.

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