Schnakenberg Family History

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Schnakenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places so named, in southern Germany from Middle High German snake ‘gnat’; in northern Germany from Middle Low German snake ‘snake’ + Middle Low German berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Schneeberg, Schoenberg, Frankenberg, Schwartzberg, Schatzberg

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Schnakenberg Family Origin

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Schnakenberg Family Occupations

What did your Schnakenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schnakenberg. 28% of Schnakenberg men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Schnakenberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schnakenberg were Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schnakenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schnakenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnakenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 968 immigration records available for the last name Schnakenberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 404 military records available for the last name Schnakenberg. For the veterans among your Schnakenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnakenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnakenberg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schnakenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schnakenberg in 1961 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

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