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Early Origins of the Snappes family


The surname Snappes was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Early records reveal Agnes del Snappe in a Huntingdonshire record of 1242; John atte Sneppe in the 1327 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex; and Robert de Snape in the 1355 Feet of Fines of Yorkshire. Later, we found Roger Snape in the 1525 Subsidy Rolls of Sussex. The name is derived from the Old English word "snaep" or the Old Norman word "snap" which means "dweller by the pasture."

Early History of the Snappes family


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Snappes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Snape, Snappe, Snepe, Snapes and others.

Early Notables of the Snappes family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Richard Snappe of Faller in Oxfordshire; Andrew Snape (the younger), serjeant farrier to Charles II, and author of The Anatomy of an Horse (1683); and...
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Migration of the Snappes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Snape settled in St. Christopher in 1635; William Snapes settled in Virginia in 1653; Barbara, Lawrence, and John Snapp, arrived in Philadelphia in 1733.

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