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Sny Family History

Sny Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Say, Shy, Sly, Sky, Sy, Snay, Song, Son, Shi, May

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Where is the Sny family from?

You can see how Sny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sny family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Sny families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Sny family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Sny's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sny families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sny surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sny ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Sny. 100% of Sny men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 423 census records available for the last name Sny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sny 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Sny. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 66 military records available for the last name Sny. For the veterans among your Sny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sny lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sny in 1962 was 76, and 81 in 2003.

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