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Schnepf Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German snepfe ‘snipe’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a birdcatcher, or a nickname from some characteristic of the bird. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schnepf ‘snipe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schneid, Schnee, Scherf, Schleif, Schoepp, Schneck, Schnell, Schlepp

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Where is the Schnepf family from?

You can see how Schnepf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schnepf family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schnepf families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Schnepf families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Schnepf's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schnepf families in 1911.
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What did your Schnepf ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Schnepf. 100% of Schnepf men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schnepf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnepf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 843 immigration records available for the last name Schnepf. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schnepf. For the veterans among your Schnepf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schnepf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Schnepf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Schnepf in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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