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Snyder Family History

Snyder Name Meaning
Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.Americanized form of German Schneider.

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

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785,398 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
162,765 Military Records
32,751 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Snyder Families

  • Number of Snyder families
     3,880 - 7,758
     1,294 - 3,879
     1 - 1,293
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Snyder families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Snyder last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Snyder Family Origin

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Snyder Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Snyder

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Snyder Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Snyder Civil War Service Records

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