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Samus Family History

Samus 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: Ramus, Sames, Samis, Camus, Samms, Sams, Salus, Saul, James, Sales

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Where is the Samus family from?

You can see how Samus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samus family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Samus families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Samus family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Samus's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Samus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samus. 50% of Samus men worked as a Truck Driver.

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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

  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 274 census records available for the last name Samus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samus 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Samus. 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 60 military records available for the last name Samus. For the veterans among your Samus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samus lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Samus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Samus in 1967 was 77, and 62 in 2004.

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