Subject: Re: Piaggio, Biaggi and Sprengel
Author: Marina   (guest)
Date: July 25, 2012 at 11:23 AM
Reply to: Piaggio, Biaggi and Sprengel by Getb


Result of a simple Google search:


The meaning of the name Sprengel:
1. habitational name from a place so called, north of Soltau.
2. hence a nickname for a lively, athletic person, from Middle Low German sprengel ‘grasshopper’.
3. from Middle High German sprengel ‘aspergill’, ‘sprinkler for holy water’; of uncertain application.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003

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