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Samperi Name Meaning

Southern Italian (especially eastern Sicily): habitational name from Sampieri in Ragusa, or from any of the places named San Piero, San Pier, or San Pietro, generally as the result of the dedication of a church or shrine to St. Peter. This is also found, in the form Samperis, as a Greek family name.

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


Similar surnames: Samper, Semper, Sari, Peri, Saeki, Pamperin, Samberg, Kemper, Salmeri

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Where is the Samperi family from?

You can see how Samperi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samperi family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Samperi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Samperi families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Samperi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Samperi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samperi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samperi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samperi. 36% of Samperi men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Samperi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Samperi were Carpenter and Secretary.

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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
    36%
  • Proprietor
    22%
  • Shoe Maker
    15%
  • Carpenter
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Secretary
    29%
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What Samperi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 758 census records available for the last name Samperi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samperi 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 548 immigration records available for the last name Samperi. 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 141 military records available for the last name Samperi. For the veterans among your Samperi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samperi lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Samperi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Samperi in 1944 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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