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Sammet Family History

Sammet Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Samet.

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

Similar surnames: Samet, Simmet, Hammel, Samel, Hammer, Sommer, Simmer, Semmel, Gammel

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Where is the Sammet family from?

You can see how Sammet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sammet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sammet families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Sammet families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Sammet's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sammet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sammet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sammet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sammet. 37% of Sammet men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Sammet women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sammet were Salesman and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
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What Sammet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sammet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sammet 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 665 immigration records available for the last name Sammet. 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 Sammet. For the veterans among your Sammet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sammet lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sammet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sammet in 1958 was 62, and 63 in 2004.

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