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Snook Family History

Snook Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English snoke ‘mucus’ from snoken ‘to snuffle’. Americanized form of Dutch Snoek ‘pike’ (the carnivorous fish).

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

Similar surnames: Hook, Nock, Stoop, Stock, Brook, Stork, Crook, Smock, Shock, Rook

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Where is the Snook family from?

You can see how Snook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Snook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Snook families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 73 Snook families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Snook's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Snook families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Snook surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Snook ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Snook. 33% of Snook men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Snook women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Engineer
  • Teamster

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Snook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snook 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Snook. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Snook. For the veterans among your Snook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Snook lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Snook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Snook in 1949 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

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