Samuels Family History

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Samuels Name Meaning

English and Jewish: patronymic from Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Samuel, Samuelson, Samel, Samuelsen, Samuelian, Hamel, Sorrels

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Samuels Family Origin

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Samuels Family Occupations

What did your Samuels ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Samuels occupation in Canada was Clerk. 14% of Samuels's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samuels. A less common occupation for the Samuels family was Laborer.

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  • Clerk

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Samuels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Samuels Life Expectancy

What is the average Samuels lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Samuels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Samuels in 1943 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samuels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samuels 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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