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Snyder Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’. Americanized form of German Schneider.

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


Similar surnames: Snider, Sneider, Sayer, Nader, Seyer, Spader, Seader, Sander, Sluder

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Snyder Family Origin

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Snyder Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Snyder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Snyder's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snyder. A less common occupation for the Snyder family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Snyder Historical Records

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Snyder Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Snyder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Snyder in 1940 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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