Snyder (surname)

Snyder is an Anglicized occupational surname derived from Dutch Snijder "tailor" (alternatively spelled "Snyder" in the past, see "ij"/"y"), related to modern Dutch Snijders and Sneijder. May also be an Anglicized spelling of the German Schneider or Swiss German Schnyder, which both carry the same meaning.[1]

Notable people with the surname include:


  1. Hanks, Patrick (2003). Dictionary of American family names. Oxford, UK New York: Oxford University Press. p. 369. ISBN 0195081374.
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