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Snodgrass Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Irvine in the former county of Ayrshire, named with northern Middle English snod ‘smooth’, ‘sleek’, ‘even’ + grass ‘grass’.

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


Similar surnames: Norcross, Grass, Snoderly, Rodgers, Rodas, Norris, Sinagra, Hodgkiss

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Snodgrass Family Origin

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Snodgrass Family Occupations

What did your Snodgrass ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Farmer and Retired Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snodgrass. The most common Snodgrass occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Snodgrass's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Snodgrass family was Accountant.

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Retired Painter

    3%
  • Accountant

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Snodgrass ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Snodgrass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Snodgrass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snodgrass 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Snodgrass. 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 Snodgrass. For the veterans among your Snodgrass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snodgrass Life Expectancy

What is the average Snodgrass lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Snodgrass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Snodgrass in 1940 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snodgrass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snodgrass 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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