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The surname Sprules was first found in Dumbartonshire in central Scotland where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sproul, Sproule, Sprool, Spreul, Sprewell, Spreull, Spreall, Sprall, Sproull and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sprules research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1280, 1296, 1336, 1366, 1368, 1580, 1676, and 1682 are included under the topic Early Sprules History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Sprules Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Sprules family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Sprewell settled in Nevis in 1663; William Spreul settled in New Jersey in 1685; Adam Sproule settled in Boston, Massachusetts in 1774. Andrew Sproull in 1798..
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Manet in aeterum
Motto Translation: It endureth forever.
The Sprules Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sprules 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.
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