Schnee Family History

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Schnee Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schnee ‘snow’, Middle High German sne, snew, a nickname for someone with white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin. German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony and Westphalia named Schnee.

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

Similar surnames: Schlee, Schnepf, Schneid, Schwer, Schoen, Schneck, Schnell, Schneier

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Schnee Family Origin

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Schnee Family Occupations

What did your Schnee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnee. The most common Schnee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Schnee's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schnee family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Merchant


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

Schnee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schnee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnee 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schnee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Schnee. For the veterans among your Schnee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnee Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnee lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Schnee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Schnee in 1947 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schnee 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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