Snouffer Family History

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Snouffer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schnauffer, a nickname for someone with noticeably noisy breathing, from Middle High German snufen ‘to breathe heavily’, ‘to pant’.

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


Similar surnames: Snuffer, Stauffer, Stouffer, Duffer, Schaffer, Proffer, Snover

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Snouffer Family Origin

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Snouffer Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Snouffer family was Blacksmith. The most common Snouffer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 22% of Snouffer's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Snouffer.

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Snouffer Historical Records

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Snouffer Life Expectancy

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