Samms Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Sammis, Samis, Sams, Sames, Samp, Samsa, Sales, Stamas, Simms, Simos

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Samms Family Origin

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Samms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Agricultural Machinest

    4%
  • At Home

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Samms family was At Home. The most common Samms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Samms's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Agricultural Machinest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samms.

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Samms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Samms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Samms in 1946 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samms

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