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Schnee Family History

Schnee Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schnee ‘snow’, Middle High German sne, snew, a nickname for someone with white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin.German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony and Westphalia named Schnee.

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

34,179 Historical Documents with Schnee on Ancestry.com
12,427 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,282 Military Records
1,157 Immigration Records
4,187 Census and Voter Lists
12,126 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schnee Families

  • Number of Schnee families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Schnee last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schnee census records

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Schnee Family Origin

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Schnee Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Schnee

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Schnee Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schnee census records

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Schnee Civil War Service Records

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