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Origin and popularity of the name SNIDER

Origin

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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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 28,138 individuals with the name SNIDER on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name SNIDER

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