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Schneider Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snider, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Schneier, Schreier, Schreiber, Scheider, Schaefer, Schneid, Schleifer

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Schneider Family Origin

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Schneider Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Schneider occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schneider's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneider. A less common occupation for the Schneider family was Carpenter.

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Schneider Historical Records

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Schneider Life Expectancy

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