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This unusual and intriguing name is of Old Norse origin, and represents a rare survival of an Old Norse byname, "Sparkr", adopted into Olde English and taken into the Middle Ages as a hereditary surname. The name derives from the Old Norse "sparkr, spraek", lively, sprightly, vivacious, and was given originally as a nickname to one thought to be of a particularly lively character. The surnames Sparks and Sparkes are the patronymic forms of Spark(e), the "s" being a reduced form of "son of". Early examples of the name include: William Sperc (1202, Lancashire); Ralph Sparke (1221, Suffolk); and Robertus Spark (1379, Yorkshire)...

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My father Charles l Sparks his family came from Wexford Ireland around the 1790 they left Ireland for Quebec then west in Saskatewan and eventually ended up in Windsor Ontario Canada


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Machell M Sparks

Hello my name is Machell Sparks and we are of Scandinavian decent. I live in the United States

Charles L Sparks

Hi, my name is Charles sparks. I'm from the United States, but my family says I come from Irish decent. If that is true I'd love to learn of my people and ancestors. I would love to visit the old country.


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