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Samulson Family History

Samulson 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: Samuelson, Samelson, Samson, Sampson, Paulson, Samuelsen, Salmon

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Where is the Samulson family from?

You can see how Samulson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samulson family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Samulson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Samulson families living in Quebec. This was about 40% of all the recorded Samulson's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Samulson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samulson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samulson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samulson. 31% of Samulson men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Samulson women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Samulson were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Laboreor
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Samulson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samulson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 168 immigration records available for the last name Samulson. 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 Cards

There are 62 military records available for the last name Samulson. For the veterans among your Samulson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samulson lifespan?

Between 1985 and 1997, in the United States, Samulson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Samulson in 1985 was 86, and 79 in 1997.

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