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Sneider Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants especially Czech Šneidr (also Šneider) and Šnejdr (also Šnejder) but also of Czech Slovak Slovenian and Croatian Šnajder Czech Šnajdr (see Snider ). Dutch: variant of Snijder ‘tailor’ (see Snyder ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Seider, Snider, Snyder, Weider, Snedden, Neier, Seidler, Seifer

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Where is the Sneider family from?

You can see how Sneider families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sneider family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sneider families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Sneider families living in Ohio. This was about 44% of all the recorded Sneider's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Sneider families in 1840.
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What did your Sneider ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sneider. 17% of Sneider men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Sneider women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sneider were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • New Worker
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Sneider lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sneider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sneider in 1959 was 47, and 87 in 2004.

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