Snively Family History

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Snively Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German, Swiss Schnaible, Schneebeli, or Schnewli, a nickname for someone with white or very fair hair, from a derivative of Middle High German sne ‘snow’.

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


Similar surnames: Snavely, Shively, Stitely, Seidel, Siverly, Snider, Nicely, Knisely

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Snively Family Origin

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Snively Family Occupations

What did your Snively ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Snively. 15% of Snively men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Snively women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snively were Teacher and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Teacher
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

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

Snively Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Snively. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snively 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 979 immigration records available for the last name Snively. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Snively. For the veterans among your Snively ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snively Life Expectancy

What is the average Snively lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Snively life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Snively in 1944 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snively

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snively 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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