Snape Family History
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Snape Name Meaning
English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places in England and southern Scotland, for example in North Yorkshire near Bedale, in the Lowlands near Biggar, and in Suffolk, so named with Old English snæp ‘area of boggy land’. In Sussex the dialect term snape is still used of boggy, uncultivable land.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Slape, Snipe, Slade, Sage, Staple, Knapp, Stade, Snare, Pape, Sapp