Schneider Family History
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Schneider Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snider, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schneier, Schreier, Schreiber, Scheider, Schaefer, Schneid, Schleifer