Saam Family History

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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

What did your Saam ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Wagon Maker

    8%

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Saam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Saam. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Saam. For the veterans among your Saam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saam Life Expectancy

What is the average Saam lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saam ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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