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

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

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Samet Historical Records

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Samet Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samet

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