Samet Family History

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Samet Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of velvet, from Yiddish samet ‘velvet’ (German Samt, ultimately from Greek hexamiton, a compound of hex ‘six’ + mitos ‘thread’).

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

Similar surnames: Hamer, Sammet, Hamel, Samel, Zimet, Sabat, Sames, Gamet, Samuel

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Samet Family Origin

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Samet Family Occupations

What did your Samet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Samet. The most common Samet occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Samet's were Carpenters.

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Samet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Samet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samet 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Samet. 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 433 military records available for the last name Samet. For the veterans among your Samet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samet Life Expectancy

What is the average Samet lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Samet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Samet in 1958 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samet 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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