Schneidewind Family History

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Schneidewind Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German sniden ‘to cut’ + wind ‘wind’, probably a nickname for a vagrant or itinerant worker.

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


Similar surnames: Schneiderman, Schneider, Schwind, Scheideman, Schmidlin, Scheihing

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Schneidewind Family Origin

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Schneidewind Family Occupations

What did your Schneidewind ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneidewind. A less common occupation for the Schneidewind family was Cigar Maker. The most common Schneidewind occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schneidewind's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Tailor

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%

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Schneidewind Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schneidewind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schneidewind 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schneidewind. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schneidewind. For the veterans among your Schneidewind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schneidewind Life Expectancy

What is the average Schneidewind lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schneidewind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Schneidewind in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schneidewind

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schneidewind 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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