Sammis Family History

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Sammis 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: Samis, Samms, Hammes, Sarris, Mis, Sames, Simos, Simcik, Ramus, Gamm

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Sammis Family Origin

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Sammis Family Occupations

What did your Sammis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sammis. The most common Sammis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Sammis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sammis family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Sammis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sammis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sammis 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 805 immigration records available for the last name Sammis. 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 Sammis. For the veterans among your Sammis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sammis Life Expectancy

What is the average Sammis lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sammis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sammis in 1960 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sammis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sammis 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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