Snodgrass Family History

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Snodgrass Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Irvine in the former county of Ayrshire, named with northern Middle English snod ‘smooth’, ‘sleek’, ‘even’ + grass ‘grass’.

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

Similar surnames: Norcross, Grass, Snoderly, Rodgers, Rodas, Norris, Sinagra, Hodgkiss

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Snodgrass Family Origin

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Snodgrass Family Occupations

What did your Snodgrass ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Snodgrass. 13% of Snodgrass men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Snodgrass women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snodgrass were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress

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

Snodgrass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Snodgrass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snodgrass 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Snodgrass. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Snodgrass. For the veterans among your Snodgrass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snodgrass Life Expectancy

What is the average Snodgrass lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Snodgrass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Snodgrass in 1940 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snodgrass 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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