Schnick Family History

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Schnick Name Meaning

German: either from Middle Low German snicke ‘small ship’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a sailor, or from Middle High German sneck ‘snail’, a nickname for a slow person.

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

Similar surnames: Schmick, Schlick, Schneck, Schrick, Schick, Schnack, Schmuck, Schieck

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Schnick Family Origin

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Schnick Family Occupations

What did your Schnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schnick family was Laborer. The most common Schnick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Schnick's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnick.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Schnick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnick 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Schnick. 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 450 military records available for the last name Schnick. For the veterans among your Schnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schnick Life Expectancy

What is the average Schnick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schnick in 1962 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schnick

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