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Schneck Family History

Schneck Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): affectionate nickname for a slow person or for a slow or indolent worker, from Middle High German snecke, German Schneck(e), Yiddish shnek ‘snail’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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19,555 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,052 Military Records
1,911 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Schneck Families

  • Number of Schneck families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schneck families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schneck last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schneck census records

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Schneck Family Origin

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Schneck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Schneck

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Schneck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schneck census records

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Schneck Civil War Service Records

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