Sampey Family History

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Sampey Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Sumey, Saley, Sames, Sawdey, Summey, Lampley, Sankey, Semper, Ramsey

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Sampey Family Origin

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Sampey Family Occupations

What did your Sampey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sampey. 40% of Sampey men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Sampey women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sampey were New Worker and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farm Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • New Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    37%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Cook
    19%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sampey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sampey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sampey 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Sampey. 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 299 military records available for the last name Sampey. For the veterans among your Sampey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sampey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sampey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sampey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sampey in 1954 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sampey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sampey 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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