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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, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Standard"
  • John Snaddon, aged 28, a coal miner, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Hammond"

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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



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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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 20 May 2015 at 08:56.

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