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Schnoor Family History

Schnoor Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle Low German snor ‘string’, ‘cord’ (see Schnur).

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


Similar surnames: Schoor, Schnarr, Schnur, Schoof, Schoer, Schnurr, Schoop, Schoon

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Where is the Schnoor family from?

You can see how Schnoor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schnoor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Schnoor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Schnoor families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Schnoor's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Schnoor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schnoor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schnoor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schnoor. 32% of Schnoor men worked as a Farmer and 35% of Schnoor women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schnoor were Farm Hand and Laborer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Hand
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    35%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Schnoor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schnoor 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schnoor. 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 Schnoor. For the veterans among your Schnoor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schnoor lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schnoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schnoor in 1959 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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