Ancestry of Dr Eric Dy and Dr Justine Bradley (covered under bradley earlier)
The Main Families
(Ger.) Tailor, Cutter [from Ger. schneiden, Middle High German snîden, O.H.Ger.
snîdan, to cut]
— Surnames of the United Kingdom (1912) by Henry Harrison
in 2014 there were some 440,000 people called Schneider in Germany and 150,000 in the UK making it by far the largest grouping by name in this family.