Snape Family History

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Snape Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places in England and southern Scotland, for example in North Yorkshire near Bedale, in the Lowlands near Biggar, and in Suffolk, so named with Old English snæp ‘area of boggy land’. In Sussex the dialect term snape is still used of boggy, uncultivable land.

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

Similar surnames: Slape, Snipe, Slade, Sage, Staple, Knapp, Stade, Snare, Pape, Sapp

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Snape Family Origin

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Snape Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Snape. 34% of Snape men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Snape women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snape were Student and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework

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

Snape Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Snape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snape 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Snape. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Snape. For the veterans among your Snape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snape Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Snape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Snape in 1948 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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