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Snowman Name Meaning

American translated form of any of various European names meaning ‘snow’, for example Polish Sniezek, or of the Jewish ornamental name Schneemann (German spelling), Sznejman, Sznajman (Polish forms), derived from Yiddish shney ‘snow’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Newman, Sturman, Notman, Sloman, Norman, Snowdon, Skogman, Osman

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Where is the Snowman family from?

You can see how Snowman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Snowman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Snowman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Snowman families living in Maine. This was about 92% of all the recorded Snowman's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Snowman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Snowman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Snowman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Snowman. 22% of Snowman men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Snowman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Snowman were Clerk and Trained Nurse.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Fisherman
    16%
  • Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Trained Nurse
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Snowman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snowman 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 319 immigration records available for the last name Snowman. 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 738 military records available for the last name Snowman. For the veterans among your Snowman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Snowman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Snowman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Snowman in 1960 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

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