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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

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Snodgrass family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snodgrass. The most common Snodgrass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Snodgrass's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Snodgrass Historical Records

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Snodgrass Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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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