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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Snyder

  • How many people with the first name Snyder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 115 babies born with the first name Snyder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Snyder to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Snyder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Snyder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Snyder is Monday, April 23rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Snyder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Snyder was in 2015 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Snyder: Your name in reverse order is Redyns. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysenrd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Snyder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 160,262 people with the last name Snyder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Snyder? Snyder was ranked as the 165th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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Popularity of Snyder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Snyder U.S.
  White 94.07% 64.26%
  African American 1.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Snyder

People with the last name Snyder are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Snyder" mean? The list below shows the origins of Snyder as well as things modernly associated with the name Snyder such as celebrities named Snyder.

From snyde (“to cheat”) +‎ -er.

  1. cheat, cheater

See {{m|da|snide||to sarcasm}.

    Other Inspirations for the Name Snyder

    Snyder Cohn
    Snyder Industries
    Snyder Isd
    Snyder Texas
    Snyder V Phelps
    Snyder Of Berlin
    Snyder Rv
    Snyder Test
    Snyder Lance

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Snyder

    Zack Snyder

    Zack Snyder is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Zack was born in 1966 as Zachary Edward Snyder in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.


    Mallory Snyder

    Mallory was born in 1984.


    What does the name Snyder mean?

    Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

    Nis for nice, need I say more?

    Yis for young, the years never show!

    Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

    Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

    Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

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