Sames Family History

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Sames Name Meaning

English: unexplained. German: possibly from a Germanic stem sam used of a personal name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Ames, James, Sales, Samms, Samis, Samec, Simes, Symes, Samek, Samet

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Sames Family Origin

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Sames Family Occupations

What did your Sames ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sames. A less common occupation for the Sames family was Blacksmith. The most common Sames occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Sames's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sames ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sames Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sames. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sames 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 Sames. 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 Sames. For the veterans among your Sames ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sames Life Expectancy

What is the average Sames lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sames in 1950 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sames

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sames 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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