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Snowden Family History

Snowden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Snowden, a place in West Yorkshire named from Old English snaw ‘snow’ + dun ‘hill’, i.e. a hill where snow lies long.

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

487,858 Historical Documents with Snowden on Ancestry.com
124,473 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,435 Military Records
8,655 Immigration Records
100,265 Census and Voter Lists
243,030 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Snowden Families

  • Number of Snowden families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Snowden families
     605 - 1,208
     202 - 604
     1 - 201
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Snowden families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Snowden census records

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Snowden Family Origin

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Snowden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Snowden

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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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Snowden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Snowden census records

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Snowden Civil War Service Records

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