Snow Name Meaning

English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snaw ‘snow’. Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Low, Knox, Noy, New, Shew, Show, Snook, Scow, Noe, Bow

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Snow Family Origin

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Snow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snow. The most common Snow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Snow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Snow family was Carpenter.

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Snow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Snow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Snow in 1941 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snow

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