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Origin and popularity of the name SNYDER


Snyder : 1: Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schneider ‘tailor’ and of its Slavic(ized) variants such as Slovak Slovenian and Croatian Šnajder Czech Šnajdr (see also Snider 1).2: Dutch: variant archaic or Americanized of Snijder an occupational name for a tailor from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch sniden ‘to cut’.

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

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