occupational for someone who either made string, or made objects using string. However, the name may also have derived from the German "schnurr," which means "funny," or "amusing," and in this case, would likely have been a nickname, which later became a surname.
Early Origins of the Snare family
Early History of the Snare family
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Snare Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schnur, Schnor, Schnorr, Schnurer, Schnierer, Schnurman, Schnurmacher, Schnirr, Schnirer, Schnoor, Schnurle, Schnierl, Schnurchen, Snorr, Snurr, Schnurling and many more.
Early Notables of the Snare family (pre 1700)
Notables with the surname Snare during this period were a bearer of Schnorr, raised to the nobility of the Holy Roman Empire on April 4, 1687. The family was also later ennobled in Bavaria on May 7, 1832 and in Saxony...
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Migration of the Snare family to the New World and Oceana
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Snare Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Snare (post 1700)
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