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Samarin Family History

Samarin Name Meaning

Russian: habitational name for someone from the city of Samara. Jewish (from Belarus): etymology uncertain. possibly also a reduced form of the Greek family name Samarinidis, habitational name for someone from a place called Samarina.

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


Similar surnames: Marin, Savin, Markin, Maren, Saari, Simkin, Pamplin, Garin, Starin

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Where is the Samarin family from?

You can see how Samarin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samarin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Samarin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Samarin families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Samarin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Samarin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samarin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samarin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Walnut Meat Picker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samarin. 25% of Samarin men worked as a Truck Driver.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Printer
    15%
  • Upholsterer
    10%
  • Upholstering
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Walnut Meat Picker
    100%
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What Samarin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 966 census records available for the last name Samarin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samarin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 819 immigration records available for the last name Samarin. 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 Cards

There are 221 military records available for the last name Samarin. For the veterans among your Samarin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samarin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Samarin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Samarin in 1955 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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