Snellen Family History

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Snellen Name Meaning

nickname for a brisk or active person, from snel ‘speedy’, ‘swift’. perhaps a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Snello, presumably of the same meaning as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Snell, Ellen, Nelles, Sellen, Spiller, Kneller, Sellin, Sneller

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Snellen Family Origin

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Snellen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Brick Layer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Goes Out To Work

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Layer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snellen. A less common occupation for the Snellen family was Goes Out To Work. The most common Snellen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Snellen's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Snellen | Data not to scale

Snellen Historical Records

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Snellen Life Expectancy

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