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Snow Family History

Snow Name Meaning
English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snaw ‘snow’.Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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

2,894,045 Historical Documents with Snow on Ancestry.com
432,243 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
57,107 Military Records
50,075 Immigration Records
311,404 Census and Voter Lists
2,043,216 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Snow Families

  • Number of Snow families
     486 - 970
     163 - 485
     1 - 162
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Snow families
     407 - 812
     136 - 406
     1 - 135
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Snow families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Snow census records

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Snow Family Origin

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Snow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Snow

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Snow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Snow census records

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Snow Civil War Service Records

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