Schnake Family History

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Schnake Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a small or annoying person, from Middle High German snake ‘midge’, ‘gnat’. North German: nickname for a sly, stealthy, or malicious person, from Middle Low German snake ‘snake’.

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


Similar surnames: Schrage, Schwake, Schnack, Schrade, Schnarr, Schnee, Schnabel

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Schnake Family Origin

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Schnake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Lawyer

    10%
  • Telegraph Editor

    10%
  • Engineer In F. Mill

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schnake family was Engineer In F. Mill. Farmer, Lawyer and Telegraph Editor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnake. The most common Schnake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Schnake's were Farmers.

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Schnake Historical Records

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Schnake Life Expectancy

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