Snowden Family History

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Snowden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Snowden, a place in West Yorkshire named from Old English snaw ‘snow’ + dun ‘hill’, i.e. a hill where snow lies long.

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


Similar surnames: Snowdon, Bowden, Rowden, Cowden, Howden, Crowden, Plowden, Norden

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Snowden Family Origin

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Snowden Family Occupations

What did your Snowden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Snowden. 40% of Snowden men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Snowden women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snowden were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Farmers Son
    9%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Snowden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111,000 census records available for the last name Snowden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snowden 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Snowden. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Snowden. For the veterans among your Snowden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Snowden Life Expectancy

What is the average Snowden lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Snowden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Snowden in 1946 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Snowden 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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