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  1. Sperling

    Sperling is a German and Jewish surname, meaning "sparrow" in English.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sperlingnoun

    a smelt; a sparling

  2. Sperlingnoun

    a young herring

  3. Etymology: [See Sparling.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sperling is ranked #7841 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sperling surname appeared 4,224 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Sperling.

    91.9% or 3,884 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 122 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.8% or 119 total occurrences were Black.
    1.1% or 50 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 43 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.1% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sperling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sperling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. signify
    • B. refine
    • C. condemn
    • D. emerge

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