Last name: SNIDER

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SNIDER : This last name is indexed 52,898 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SNIDER : 1: Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavicized (Czech Slovak Slovenian and Croatian) form Šnajder (Czech mostly Šnajdr). The Slovenian and Croatian surname is in most cases derived from the dialect loanword šnajder ‘tailor’. Compare Sneider 1 and Snyder 1.2: Dutch: variant mostly Americanized of Snieder or Snijder ‘tailor’ (see Snyder 2).3: In some cases probably also an Americanized form of Slovenian Žnider: variant of Žnidar from žnidar ‘tailor’ an archaic word of German origin (see Schneider compare 1 above and Znidarsic).

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