Schneck Family History

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Schneck Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): affectionate nickname for a slow person or for a slow or indolent worker, from Middle High German snecke, German Schneck(e), Yiddish shnek ‘snail’.

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

Similar surnames: Schnick, Scheck, Schieck, Schreck, Schnack, Schick, Schnell, Schnee

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Schneck Family Origin

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Schneck Family Occupations

What did your Schneck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schneck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Schneck's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneck. A less common occupation for the Schneck family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Schneck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Schneck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schneck 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schneck. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Schneck. For the veterans among your Schneck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schneck Life Expectancy

What is the average Schneck lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Schneck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schneck in 1948 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schneck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schneck 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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