Sniffen Family History

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Sniffen Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. According to family historians it is a variant of Kniffen.

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


Similar surnames: Whiffen, Knippen, Staffen, Sniff, Griffen, Giffen, Griffel, Sidden

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Sniffen Family Origin

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Sniffen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Coachman

    4%
  • Works In Hat Factory

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Sniffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Sniffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sniffen. A less common occupation for the Sniffen family was Works In Hat Factory.

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Sniffen Historical Records

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Sniffen Life Expectancy

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