Germany, Bohemia, and Austria named Schneeberg. These place names derived from the German word "schnee," meaning "snow," and "berg," or "mountain."
Early Origins of the Schneeweiss family
Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Schneeweiss family
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Schneeweiss Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schneeberger, Schneeburg, Schnech, Scheewasser, Schneeweiss, Schnaberg, Schnabelburg and many more.
Early Notables of the Schneeweiss family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schneeweiss family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schneeweiss Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Schneeweiss Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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