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Snowball Early Origins



The surname Snowball was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1301 when Robert Snowbal held estates in the shire.

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Snowball Spelling Variations


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Snowball Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Snowball, Snowbal, Snowbawl, Snaubal, Snowbald and others.

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Snowball Early History


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Snowball Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Snowball research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1332, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Snowball History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Snowball Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Snowball Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Snowball 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:

Snowball Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Snowball, aged 28, who emigrated to America, in 1892
  • J. B. Snowball, aged 50, who landed in America, in 1895

Snowball Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fred William Snowball, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from County Durham, in 1904
  • George Snowball, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Acklington, England, in 1906
  • George Snowball, aged 50, who settled in America from Blyth, England, in 1909
  • Frederick Snowball, aged 41, who landed in America from Tunderhand, England, in 1909
  • Frederick William Snowball, aged 33, who landed in America from Spennymoor, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Snowball Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Elizabeth Snowball, aged 22, who emigrated to Ontario, Canada, in 1914
  • Frederick L. Snowball, aged 26, who settled in Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1921
  • E. Alison Snowball, aged 24, who settled in Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada, in 1921
  • George W. Snowball, aged 55, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1922

Snowball Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ralph Snowball, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Princess Royal" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCESS ROYAL 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848PrincessRoyal.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Snowball (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Snowball (post 1700)



  • Elizabeth "Betty" Alexandra Snowball (1908-1988), English cricket player for England women's cricket team
  • William Bunting Snowball (1865-1925), Canadian politician, son of Jabez Bunting Snowball, mayor of Chatham, New Brunswick
  • Jabez Bunting Snowball (1837-1907), Canadian businessman, the 11th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick from Chatham, New Brunswick

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCESS ROYAL 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848PrincessRoyal.htm

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Snowball Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Snowball 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 1 December 2015 at 09:20.

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