Sprague is a surname of English origin, from the northern Middle English Spragge, either a personal name or a byname meaning "lively", a metathesized and voiced form of Spark, a Northern English surname from the Old Norse byname or personal name Sparkr ‘sprightly’, ‘vivacious’.

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Sprague, Manitoba - Climate
... Climate data for Sprague Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Record high °C (°F) 11.1 (52) 12.8 (55) 23.9 (75) 33.3 (91.9) 35 (95) 36.7 (98.1) 38.9 (102) 36 (97) 35 (95) 30 (8 ...
Carl T. Sprague
... "Doc" Sprague (born May 10, 1895 - died February 21, 1979) was an American country musician ... dubbed "The Original Singing Cowboy." Sprague was one of the first country musicians on record, recording in the early 1920s ...
Sprague's Super Service
... Sprague's Super Service is a historic independent gas station on Route 66 in Normal, Illinois ... A Tudor revival building constructed in 1931 by William Sprague to house a service station, restaurant and garage, it is the largest of three remaining two-story fuel station buildings on US 66 ...
List Of United States Political Families (S) - The Spragues
... Peleg Sprague (1793–1880), Massachusetts State Representative 1821-1822, U.S ... Sprague ... Sprague (1857–1902), Boston, Massachusetts Common Councilman 1889-1890 Massachusetts State Representative 1891-1892 Massachusetts State Senator 1895-1896 ...
Sprague Lake (Colorado)
... Sprague Lake is a scenic lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, located on the "south side of Glacier Creek, about two miles south of the Hollowell turnoff." The half-mile walk around ... The lake provides a pleasant area for brookie fishing." The area is named after Abner Sprague, who started a homestead there in 1874 ... National Park in 1915, and continued to serve guests as the Sprague Hotel ...

Famous quotes containing the word sprague:

    ‘Tis the gift to be simple ‘tis the gift to be free
    ‘Tis the gift to come down where you ought to be
    And when we find ourselves in the place just right
    ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight.
    —Unknown. ‘Tis the Gift to Be Simple.

    AH. American Hymns Old and New, Vols. I–II. Vol. I, with music; Vol. II, notes on the hymns and biographies of the authors and composers. Albert Christ-Janer, Charles W. Hughes, and Carleton Sprague Smith, eds. (1980)