Usage Low German
Other Forms FormsSpringhorn, Sprinkborn, Sprinckborn, Sprengborn, Springbohrn, Springborne, Springbourn, Springburn, Springbourne
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Contributor Contrib.General9696 on 8/9/2019
The surname goes back to the place of living of the first carrier of that surname in medieval times, who lived in the vicinity of a spring or water well. Springborn is of German origin, specifically Middle Low German. The two parts of the surname have a meaning - "sprink" means "spring", and "born" means "well". The surname is mainly found in Northern Germany, Western Germany, the Region of Southern Denmark and the northeastern part of the Netherlands.