Sneddon Family History

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Sneddon Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Dumfries, so called from Old English snaw ‘snow’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Seddon, Skeldon, Sheldon, Smerdon, Seaton, Weldon, Snowdon, Newton

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Sneddon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sneddon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sneddon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Sneddon Family Origin

Where is the Sneddon family from?

Sneddon Family Occupations

What did your Sneddon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sneddon. A less common occupation for the Sneddon family was Teacher. The most common Sneddon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Sneddon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Salesman

  • Teacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sneddon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sneddon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Sneddon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sneddon 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Sneddon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sneddon. For the veterans among your Sneddon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sneddon Life Expectancy

What is the average Sneddon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sneddon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sneddon in 1953 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sneddon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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