Schnapp Family History

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Schnapp Name Meaning

German: nickname for a chatterer, from Middle High German snappen ‘to chatter’.

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


Similar surnames: Schnupp, Schlepp, Schnake, Schnack, Schlappi, Schlamp, Schnepf

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Schnapp Family Origin

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Schnapp Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Schnapp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Schnapp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schnapp family was Boarding. Farmer, Works In Chemical Factory and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnapp.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Works In Chemical Factory

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Boarding

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schnapp ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schnapp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schnapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnapp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schnapp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schnapp. For the veterans among your Schnapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Schnapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schnapp in 1950 was 43, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnapp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnapp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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