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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Snowden

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Alt. Meaning

S is for success, in all you will do.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Snowden

Snowden D. Flora was a in the fields of meteorology and climatology. Snowden was born in 1879. He passed away in 1957.


Snowden Ashford was an architect. Snowden was born in 1866. He left this life in 1927.


Snowden was given the name H. Snowden Hodges on April 25th, 1938.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Snowden

Edward Snowden is a system administrator. He holds the title Rector of the University of Glasgow. Edward was given the name Edward Joseph Snowden on June 21st, 1983 in , U.S.


Dave Snowden is an academia, research, consultant, and researcher. Dave was given the name David John Snowden on April 1st, 1954 in Chipping Ongar.


The Viscount Snowden was a Chancellor of the Exchequer. His career lasted from 1929 to 1931. The was born on July 18th, 1864 in Cowling, Craven. He breathed his last breath on May 15th, 1937.


Leigh Snowden was a film, television, theatre, actor, and stageactress. She was most active from 1954 to 1961. Leigh was given the name Martha Lee Estes on June 23rd, 1929 in Covington, Tennessee. She left this life on May 16th, 1982.


Alison Snowden is an animator, voice actress, producer, and screenwriter. Alison was born on April 4th, 1958 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire.


Christopher was born on March 5th, 1956.


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Common last names for Snowden

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Snowden U.S.
  White 59.77% 64.26%
  African American 34.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Snowden

People with the last name Snowden are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Snowden

  • How Popular is the name Snowden? Snowden is the 46,828th most popular name of all time. As a last name Snowden was the 3,233rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Snowden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52 babies born with the first name Snowden in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Snowden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Snowden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Snowden is Saturday, December 10th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Snowden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Snowden was in 1924 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Snowden: Your name in reverse order is Nedwons. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esdnnwo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Snowden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,171 people with the last name Snowden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Snowden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Snowden as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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