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Snowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Snowden, a place in West Yorkshire named from Old English snaw ‘snow’ + dun ‘hill’, i.e. a hill where snow lies long.

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


Similar surnames: Snowdon, Bowden, Rowden, Cowden, Howden, Crowden, Plowden, Norden

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Snowden Family Origin

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Snowden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snowden. A less common occupation for the Snowden family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Snowden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Snowden's were Farmers.

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Snowden Historical Records

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Snowden Life Expectancy

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