Snow Family History

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Snow Name Meaning

English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snaw ‘snow’. Americanized and shortened form of any of the Jewish ornamental names composed with German Schnee, Schnei, Schneu ‘snow’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Low, Knox, Noy, New, Shew, Show, Snook, Scow, Noe, Bow

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Snow Family Origin

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Snow Family Occupations

What did your Snow 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 Snow. 2% of Snow men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Snow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snow were Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Snow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 325,000 census records available for the last name Snow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snow 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 53,000 immigration records available for the last name Snow. 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 59,000 military records available for the last name Snow. For the veterans among your Snow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snow Life Expectancy

What is the average Snow lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Snow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Snow in 1941 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Snow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snow 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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