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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

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Schneider Family Origin

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Schneider Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • School

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schneider family was Carpenter. The most common Schneider occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Schneider's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schneider.

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Schneider Historical Records

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Schneider Life Expectancy

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Famous Schneider Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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