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

What did your Snape ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Snape family was Black Smith. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snape. The most common Snape occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Snape's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

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

What is the average Snape lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snape

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snape 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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