Schneier Family History

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Schneier Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Schney, to the south of Coburg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Shneyer, ultimately derived from Latin senior.

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


Similar surnames: Schneider, Schreier, Scheier, Schneid, Schnier, Schnee, Schleifer

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Schneier Family Origin

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Schneier Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%

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In 1880, Engineer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneier. The most common Schneier occupation in the USA was Engineer. 20% of Schneier's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Schneier family was Shoe Maker.

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Schneier Historical Records

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Schneier Life Expectancy

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