Snipe Family History

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Snipe Name Meaning

from a personal name, Old English Snip or Old Norse Snípr. habitational name from a place so called in former Northumberland.

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

Similar surnames: Snape, Stipe, Pipe, Lipe, Spire, Stile, Snoke, Soine, Stripe, Cripe

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Snipe Family Origin

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Snipe Family Occupations

What did your Snipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Snipe. 9% of Snipe men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Snipe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snipe were Builders Labourer and Charwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Boat Maker repainer
  • Brewery Storekeeper
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Dut
  • Agricultural Worker
  • Charwoman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Snipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Snipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snipe 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 240 immigration records available for the last name Snipe. 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 Snipe. For the veterans among your Snipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Snipe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Snipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Snipe in 1957 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snipe 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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