Schnier Family History

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Schnier Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schneider. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from southern Yiddish shnir ‘cord’, ‘rope’ (see Schnur).

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


Similar surnames: Scheier, Schneier, Schnur, Schwier, Schnider, Shier, Schier, Scherer

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Schnier Family Origin

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Schnier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Black Smith

    7%
  • Cabinet Packer

    7%
  • Horse Shoeer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Schnier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schnier's were Farmers. Farmer, Black Smith and Cabinet Packer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schnier. A less common occupation for the Schnier family was Horse Shoeer.

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Schnier Life Expectancy

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