Saam Name Meaning

German (mostly southern): metonymic occupational name for a seed merchant, from Middle High German same ‘seed’. Swedish: ethnic name from same ‘Saami’, a member of the indigenous people of northern Scandinavia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sahm, Saal, Salm, Saum, Haaf, Haar, Saar, Baum, Raak, Ramm

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Saam Family Origin

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Saam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Wagon Maker

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saam family was Wagon Maker. The most common Saam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Saam's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saam.

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Saam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Saam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Saam in 1960 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saam

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