Samsa Family History

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Samsa Name Meaning

Hungarian: from Samsa, Sámsa, pet forms of the personal name Sámuel, Hungarian form of Samuel. Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Sima, Baksa, Basa, Sama, Samec, Susa, Sacha, Syms, Samson, Sasse

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Samsa Family Origin

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Samsa Family Occupations

What did your Samsa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samsa. 19% of Samsa men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Samsa women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Samsa were Bus Driver and Librarian

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Brass Engraver
    4%
  • Bus Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    23%
  • Experimental Department
    12%
  • General Maid
    12%
  • Librarian
    12%

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

Samsa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Samsa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samsa 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Samsa. 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 234 military records available for the last name Samsa. For the veterans among your Samsa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samsa Life Expectancy

What is the average Samsa lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Samsa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Samsa in 1950 was 66, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samsa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samsa 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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