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Sama Family History

Sama Name Meaning
Southern Italian (Samá): from the Biblical personal name.Catalan (Samà): habitational name from Samà, a place in Catalonia.Asturian-Leonese: in some cases, a habitational name from any of various places in Asturies named Sama.Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Rajput) name of unknown meaning. The Samas are believed to be an offshoot of the Jadeja tribe.Japanese (not common in Japan): variously written, the name appears to be topographic, deriving from the word semai ‘narrow’.

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

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3,247 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
298 Military Records
1,144 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Sama Families

  • Number of Sama families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sama families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sama last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sama Family Origin

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Sama Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sama

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Sama Family Occupations

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