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  • Sprenger (deceased)
  • (Unknown) Sprenger (deceased)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via brother Frederich Kershagen by SmartCopy : Oct 10 2014, 2:18:24 UTC
  • -nn- Sprenger (1844 - 1844)
  • -nn- Sprenger (1845 - 1845)
  • /Jakkapetri/ Jaan Kargaja ←Sprenger (1787 - 1840)
    Sünni-, abielu-, surmameetrika ja andmed ...; EAA.1295.2.3; 1791-1833 Personaalraamat IV (Mõniste, Saru, Vastse-Roosa); EAA.1295.1.756; 1826-1870 Surnute nimekiri; EAA.1295.1.752; 1834-1858

About the Sprenger surname

Spelling variations: Spring, Springe, Springs, Springes, Springer and others.

Sprenger is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to a young or very active individual, which was originally derived from the Old English word spring literally meaning the season spring. This nickname surname was used to describe the original bearers character as it related to the young shoots in the ground when they would rise from the earth in the spring.

The surname Sprenger was first found in Suffolk where they were major landowners in East Anglia seated from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Lavenham, the family were important merchants in the cloth and wool trade during the Middle Ages.

The Sprenger Motto

Motto: Non mihi sed patriae
Motto Translation: Not for myself, but for my country.