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

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Snipe Family Origin

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Snipe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • House Servant

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Snipe | Data not to scale

Snipe Historical Records

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Snipe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snipe

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