Snedden Family History

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Snedden Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Sneddon. Dutch: occupational name for a cloth cutter or tailor, from Middle Dutch snede ‘cut’.

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


Similar surnames: Sneider, Sneden, Shedden, Sneddon, Shelden, Shadden, Hedden, Scadden

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Snedden Family Origin

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Snedden Family Occupations

What did your Snedden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snedden. The most common Snedden occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 38% of Snedden's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Snedden family was Blacksmith.

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  • Coal Miner

    38%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Snedden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Snedden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snedden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Snedden. 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 Snedden. For the veterans among your Snedden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snedden Life Expectancy

What is the average Snedden lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Snedden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Snedden in 1947 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snedden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snedden 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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