Snyder name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Snyder

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Arizona, U.S. says the name Snyder means "Originates from Dutch word 'Sniden' which means 'to cut'" and is of Dutch origin.
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From snyde (“to cheat”) +‎ -er.

  1. cheat, cheater

See {{m|da|snide||to sarcasm}.

    Notable Persons Named Snyder

    Notable Persons Named Snyder

    Snyder Rini

    Snyder Rini is a prime minister. His career lasted from 2006 to 2006. Snyder was born on July 27th, 1949.


    Snyder was born in 1898. He left this life in 1972.

    Snyder Solomon Kirkpatrick

    Snyder was born on February 21st, 1848 in Mulkeytown, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on April 5th, 1909.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Snyder

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Snyder

    Zack Snyder

    Zack Snyder is a filmmaker. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Zack was given the name Zachary Edward Snyder on March 1st, 1966 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.

    Liza Snyder

    Liza Snyder is an actress. She was most active from 1992 to present. Liza was born on March 20th, 1968 in Northampton, Massachusetts.

    Quin Snyder

    Quin Snyder is a basketball player for the Utah Jazz in the National Basketball Association. Quin was born on October 30th, 1966 in Mercer Island, Washington.

    Jimmy Snyder

    Jimmy was given the name Dimetrios Georgios Synodinos on September 9th, 1918 in Steubenville, Ohio. Jimmy is also known as James George Snyder, Sr., and Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder. He died on April 21st, 1996.

    Rick Snyder

    Rick Snyder is an office holder. Rick was born on August 19th, 1958 in Battle Creek, Michigan.

    Timothy D. Snyder

    Timothy D. Snyder is a scientist. Timothy was born on August 18th, 1969.

    • Scott Clifton
      Film Actor
    • Ruth Snyder
    • Tom Snyder
    • Bill Snyder
      College Coach
    • Gary Snyder
    • Dan Snyder
    • Scott Snyder
    • Dana Snyder
      Stand-up Comedian
    • Harriet Nelson
    • Maura West
    • Dylan Riley Snyder
    • Solomon H. Snyder
      Neuroscientist Psychiatrist
    • Betty Holberton
    • Matt Walker

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Snyder U.S.
      White 94.07% 64.26%
      African American 1.46% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Snyder

    People with the last name Snyder are most frequently White

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Snyder

  1. What name lists does Snyder rank for?
  2. How Popular is the name Snyder? Snyder is the 31,160th most popular name of all time. As a last name Snyder was the 165th most popular name in 2010.
  3. How many people with the first name Snyder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 156 babies born with the first name Snyder in the United States. That's more than enough people named Snyder to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  4. What year were 5 or more babies first named Snyder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  5. When was Snyder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Snyder is Monday, April 23rd, 1877.
  6. What year had the most people named Snyder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Snyder was in 2015 with a total of 21 babies.
  7. Weird things about the name Snyder: The name spelled backwards is Redyns. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nsredy. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Snyder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 160,262 people with the last name Snyder.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Snyder? Snyder was ranked as the 165th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  10. Snyder name meaning

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