Schnepf Family History

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Schnepf Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German snepfe ‘snipe’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher, or a nickname from some characteristic of the bird. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schnepf ‘snipe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schneid, Schnee, Scherf, Schleif, Schoepp, Schneck, Schnell, Schlepp

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Schnepf Family Origin

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Schnepf Family Occupations

What did your Schnepf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schnepf occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Schnepf's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Schnepf family was Farmer. Butcher, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnepf.

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Schnepf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schnepf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnepf 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 Schnepf. 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 Schnepf. For the veterans among your Schnepf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnepf Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnepf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schnepf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schnepf in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnepf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnepf 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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