The Sneden name is a habitational name taken on from the place Snowden, in West
. The place name is derived from the Old English words "snow," meaning "snow," and "dun," meaning "hill."
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Snowden, who arrived in Maryland and settled in South River in 1679; William Snedden who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755; John Snadon, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1847.