Snipes Family History

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Snipes Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Snipe.

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


Similar surnames: Pipes, Niles, Snipe, Shipes, Shires, Sikes, Smiles, Spikes, Stines

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Snipes Family Origin

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Snipes Family Occupations

What did your Snipes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Snipes. 25% of Snipes men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Snipes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snipes were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%

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

Snipes Historical Records

What Snipes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Snipes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snipes 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 624 immigration records available for the last name Snipes. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Snipes. For the veterans among your Snipes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snipes Life Expectancy

What is the average Snipes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Snipes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Snipes in 1944 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snipes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snipes 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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