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Snapp Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schnapp or of the Dutch cognate Snap. English: variant of Snape .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Napp, Sapp, Snarr, Shamp, Sepp, Gapp, Knipp, App, Happ, Sipp

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Where is the Snapp family from?

You can see how Snapp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Snapp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Snapp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Snapp family living in New Brunswick. This was about 50% of all the recorded Snapp's in Canada. New Brunswick and 1 other province had the highest population of Snapp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Snapp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Snapp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Snapp. 100% of Snapp 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
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Snapp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snapp 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Snapp. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Snapp. For the veterans among your Snapp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Snapp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Snapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Snapp in 1944 was 21, and 76 in 2004.

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