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Snyder Family History

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

3,761,334 Historical Documents with Snyder on Ancestry
828,411 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
163,121 Military Records
33,034 Immigration Records
747,779 Census and Voter Lists
1,988,989 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Snyder Families

  • Number of Snyder families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Snyder last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Snyder census records

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Snyder Family Origin

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Snyder Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Snyder Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Snyder census records

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Military Service by Snyder

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