The spelling of the Spurgat name is fairly consistent throughout the records. An occasional variation is noted in the chart below.
|Sporgot||Marriage record in Mariampol|
|Spurgath||Baptism certificate of Bertha Spurgat (Sack) in Essen, Germany, on 26 June 1904|
|Spurgatis||Die Kartei Quassowski (an extensive collection of genealogies of East German families)|
|Spurgatt||International Genealogical Index|
|Szpurgat||Various Spurgat birth, marriage, and death records in Wylkowiszki translated from the Polish language|
How many unique spellings of their –at names gave other researchers seen? What are the sources of these unique spellings?
The next post will be about the name in Russian.