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Where did the English Snipe family come from? What is the English Snipe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Snipe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Snipe family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Snape, Snappe, Snepe, Snapes and others.
First found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early records reveal Agnes del Snappe in a Huntingdonshire record of 1242; John atte Sneppe in the 1327 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex; and Robert de Snape in the 1355 Feet of Fines of Yorkshire. Later, we found Roger Snape in the 1525 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex. The name is derived from the Old English word "snaep" or the Old Norman word "snap" which means "dweller by the pasture."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Snipe research. Another 247 words(18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Snipe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Snipe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Snipe Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Snipe Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Snipe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Snipe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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