Yorkshire. The place name is derived from the Old English words "snow," meaning "snow," and "dun," meaning "hill."
Early Origins of the Sneedden family
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.
Early History of the Sneedden family
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Sneedden Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Snowden, Sneddan, Sneddon, Snedden, Snawdone and many more.
Early Notables of the Sneedden family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sneedden family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Snowden, who arrived in Maryland and settled in South River in 1679; William Snedden who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1755; John Snadon, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1847.
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