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The Snaddon name is a habitational name taken on from the place Snowden, in West Yorkshire. The place name is derived from the Old English words "snow," meaning "snow," and "dun," meaning "hill."

Snaddon Early Origins



The surname Snaddon was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, in Snawden in Lauderdale, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Snaddon Spelling Variations


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Snaddon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Snowden, Sneddan, Sneddon, Snedden, Snawdone and many more.

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Snaddon Early History


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Snaddon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Snaddon research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1616, 1688, 1763, 1640 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Snaddon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Snaddon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Snaddon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Snaddon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Snaddon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christine Snaddon, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Alva, Scotland, in 1907

Snaddon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Snaddon, aged 24, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Standard" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Friday 14 October 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1853.shtml
  • John Snaddon, aged 28, a coal miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Hammond" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 20th January 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Willaim Hammond 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamhammond1854.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Snaddon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Snaddon (post 1700)



  • Billy Snaddon (b. 1969), Scottish former World Snooker Championship professional snooker player; his highest break was 140 in 1997

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register Friday 14 October 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1853.shtml
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 20th January 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Willaim Hammond 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamhammond1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Snaddon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Snaddon 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.

This page was last modified on 29 December 2016 at 03:13.

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