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Schneidermann Surname History

The ancestral home of the Schneidermann family is in the German state of Bavaria. The name Schneidermann is an occupational hereditary surname, a type of surname that was taken from a word describing or common to the profession of the original bearer. It is a name for a person who worked as a tailor. This name is derived from the Old German word "snidanaere," which refers to a cloth cutter or a clothing tailor.

Early Origins of the Schneidermann family

The surname Schneidermann was first found in the Palatinate, in the south of Germany, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the growth of the nation.

Early History of the Schneidermann family

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Schneidermann Spelling Variations

Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Schneidermann include Schneidern, Schneidter, Schneyder, Schneid and many more.

Early Notables of the Schneidermann family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Schneidermann family to the New World and Oceana

Between the 17th and 20th centuries, hundreds of thousands of Europeans came to North America, and many Rhinelanders were among them. They had many various reasons for making the choice: to escape poverty and persecution, for adventure, and for the opportunity to own their own land. Ellis Island, one of the main American immigration centers, saw many settlers as they moved on to the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, and New York. In Canada, they found homes in Ontario, and on the great plains of the Midwestern provinces. The Schneidermann were among of the early German families that came to North America:

Schneidermann Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adolph Schneidermann, aged 23, who arrived in America from Offerbach, Germany, in 1907
  • Elsa Schneidermann, aged 24, who arrived in America from Offerbach, Germany, in 1907
  • Abraham Schneidermann, aged 19, who arrived in America from Kaminietz, Russia, in 1908
  • Chane Schneidermann, aged 16, who arrived in America from Kraowe, Russia, in 1908
  • Babe Schneidermann, aged 11, who arrived in America from Leksenie, Russia, in 1912
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Contemporary Notables of the name Schneidermann (post 1700)

  • Peter Schneidermann (b. 1960), better known as Peter Peter, a Danish rock musician and former member of the Danish rock band Sort Sol
  • Dina Schneidermann (b. 1931), Ukrainian violinist from Odessa
  • Daniel Schneidermann (b. 1958), French journalist from Paris

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