Snook Family History

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Snook Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a projecting piece of land, from Middle English snoke ‘projection’. It is possible that this term was also used as a nickname for someone with a long nose.

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

Similar surnames: Hook, Nock, Stoop, Stock, Brook, Stork, Crook, Smock, Shock, Rook

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Snook Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Snook name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Snook. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Snook Family Origin

Where is the Snook family from?

Snook Family Occupations

What did your Snook ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Snook occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Snook's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snook. A less common occupation for the Snook family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Snook Historical Records

What Snook family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Snook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snook 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Snook. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Snook. For the veterans among your Snook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snook Life Expectancy

What is the average Snook lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Snook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Snook in 1949 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snook 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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