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Samelson Name Meaning

Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Samuelson, Abelson, Samson, Samuelsen, Engelson, Simerson, Melson

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Samelson Family Origin

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Samelson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Fancy Goods Sales

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Painter

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Samelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Samelson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Samelson family was Painter. Farmer, Fancy Goods Sales and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samelson.

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Samelson Historical Records

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Samelson Life Expectancy

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