Early Origins of the Snypes family
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 Snypes family
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Snypes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Snape, Snappe, Snepe, Snapes and others.
Early Notables of the Snypes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Snypes 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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