Schnepf Family History

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Schnepf Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German snepfe ‘snipe’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher, or a nickname from some characteristic of the bird. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schnepf ‘snipe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schneid, Schnee, Scherf, Schleif, Schoepp, Schneck, Schnell, Schlepp

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Schnepf Family Origin

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Schnepf Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Schnepf occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Schnepf's were Butchers. Butcher, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnepf. A less common occupation for the Schnepf family was Farmer.

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Schnepf Historical Records

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Schnepf Life Expectancy

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