Sample Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sample Family Origin

Where is the Sample family from?

Sample Family Occupations

What did your Sample ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sample. 49% of Sample men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Sample women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sample were Laborer and Farmer

View Census data for Sample | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Income
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

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

Sample Historical Records

What Sample family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 64,000 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.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Sample

Passenger List

There are 4,000 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.

View all Sample immigration records

Draft Card

There are 14,000 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.

View all Sample military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sample family history.

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.

Famous Sample Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED