Snay Family History

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Snay Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of Schnee.

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


Similar surnames: Nay, Andy, Shaw, Senay, Shy, Sas, Smay, Stan, Stay, Skau

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Snay Family Origin

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Snay Family Occupations

What did your Snay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snay. A less common occupation for the Snay family was Blacksmith. The most common Snay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Snay's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Snay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Snay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Snay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Snay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Snay. For the veterans among your Snay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snay Life Expectancy

What is the average Snay lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Snay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Snay in 1950 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snay 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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