Sames Name Meaning

English: unexplained. German: possibly from a Germanic stem sam used of a personal name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Ames, James, Sales, Samms, Samis, Samec, Simes, Symes, Samek, Samet

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Sames Family Origin

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Sames Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sames. A less common occupation for the Sames family was Blacksmith. The most common Sames occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Sames's were Farmers.

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Sames Historical Records

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Sames Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Sames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sames in 1950 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sames

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