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Samora Name Meaning

Spanish, Basque, and Catalan: variant of Spanish Zamora. In Spain this name is mainly found in the south, where there is no phonetic distinction between sounds s and z.

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


Similar surnames: Zamora, Cambra, Samra, Lamora, Amor, Mora, Tabora, Amara, Kamara

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Samora Family Origin

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Samora Family Occupations

What did your Samora ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Samora occupation in the USA was Laborer. 45% of Samora's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samora. A less common occupation for the Samora family was At Home.

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • At Home

    3%

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

Samora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Samora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samora 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 Samora

Passenger List

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

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Samora Life Expectancy

What is the average Samora lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Samora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Samora in 1958 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samora

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samora 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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