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Samek Family History

Samek Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Samec, Salek, Simek, Samsa, Samis, Balek, Marek, Lasek, Shimek, Vacek

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Where is the Samek family from?

You can see how Samek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samek family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Samek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Samek families living in Manitoba. This was about 80% of all the recorded Samek's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Samek families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samek ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Samek. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Samek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Samek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Samek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Samek. For the veterans among your Samek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Samek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Samek in 1960 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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