Samis Family History

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Samis Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a pet form of the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Sammis, Samms, Sames, Samsa, Mis, Sami, Sari, Samp, Valis, Sas

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Samis Family Origin

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Samis Family Occupations

What did your Samis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Samis family was Fish Business. The most common Samis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Samis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samis.

View Census data for Samis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    74%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Fish Business

    4%

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

Samis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Samis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Samis

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Samis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Samis. For the veterans among your Samis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samis Life Expectancy

What is the average Samis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Samis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Samis in 1957 was 51, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samis 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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