Sniffen Family History

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Sniffen Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. According to family historians it is a variant of Kniffen.

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


Similar surnames: Whiffen, Knippen, Staffen, Sniff, Griffen, Giffen, Griffel, Sidden

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Sniffen Family Origin

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Sniffen Family Occupations

What did your Sniffen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sniffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Sniffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sniffen. A less common occupation for the Sniffen family was Works In Hat Factory.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Coachman

    4%
  • Works In Hat Factory

    4%

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

Sniffen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sniffen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sniffen 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 Sniffen

Passenger List

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

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Sniffen Life Expectancy

What is the average Sniffen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sniffen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sniffen in 1957 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sniffen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sniffen 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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