The name ‘Snow’ originates from England. It is derived from the nickname used for a person of very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from the Old English word ‘snaw’ meaning snow. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Snow’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Henry Snou’, from Buckinghamshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definitely determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘John Snow’, aged 46, a gardener by trade, from the city of London, England. He emigrated to America in 1774, sailing from the Port of London aboard the ship named the ‘Speedwell’ on the 25th of February 1774, arriving in Maryland on the 7th of March of the same, where he served as an indentured servant. Today, ‘Snow’ is the ‘630th’ most com… Coat of arms: Argent on a fesse be…
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