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Sample Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Saint-Paul or Saint-Pol, from the dedication of their churches to St. Paul (see Paul).

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


Similar surnames: Samper, Wampole, Kampe, Temple, Marple, Staple, Sale, Apple, Lampley

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Sample Family Origin

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Sample Family Occupations

What did your Sample ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sample family was Son. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sample. The most common Sample occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Sample's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Son

    5%

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

Sample Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sample Life Expectancy

What is the average Sample lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sample life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sample in 1941 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sample

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sample 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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