History of your Surname
Get access to Samull family records.Start a free trial

Samull Family History

Samull Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Samuel, Smull, Saul, Hamill, Sall, Small, Stull, Sample, Scull, Sault

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Samull family from?

You can see how Samull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samull family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Samull families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1911 there were 3 Samull families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Samull's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Samull families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samull surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samull ancestors do for a living?

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


What Samull family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 120 census records available for the last name Samull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samull census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Samull

Passenger Lists

There are 10 immigration records available for the last name Samull. 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 Samull immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Samull. For the veterans among your Samull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Samull military records

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

Discover More

What is the average Samull lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2000, in the United States, Samull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Samull in 1973 was 67, and 88 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samull

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Samull family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial