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Shammas Family History

Shammas Name Meaning
Arabic: status name in the Christian community from shammas ‘deacon’, ‘sexton’.

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

1,622 Historical Documents with Shammas on Ancestry.com
517 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
43 Military Records
206 Immigration Records
575 Census and Voter Lists
281 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shammas Families

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

Shammas census records

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Shammas Family Origin

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Shammas Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Shammas

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Shammas Family Occupations

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Military Service by Shammas

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