Samara Family History

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Samara Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic thamara ‘benefit’, ‘gain’.

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

Similar surnames: Kamara, Samaha, Sawaya, Samad, Samaan, Samra, Amar, Safar, Amaro

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Samara Family Origin

Where is the Samara family from?

Samara Family Occupations

What did your Samara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Samara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Samara's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Samara family was Servant. Farmer, Laborer and Segar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samara.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Segar Maker

  • Servant


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

Samara Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 881 immigration records available for the last name Samara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 269 military records available for the last name Samara. For the veterans among your Samara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samara Life Expectancy

What is the average Samara lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Samara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Samara in 1943 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samara ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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