Snipe Family History

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Snipe Name Meaning

from a personal name, Old English Snip or Old Norse Snípr. habitational name from a place so called in former Northumberland.

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


Similar surnames: Snape, Stipe, Pipe, Lipe, Spire, Stile, Snoke, Soine, Stripe, Cripe

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Snipe Family Origin

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Snipe Family Occupations

What did your Snipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snipe. A less common occupation for the Snipe family was House Servant. The most common Snipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Snipe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • House Servant

    4%

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

Snipe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Snipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Snipe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Snipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Snipe in 1957 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snipe 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.

Famous Snipe Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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