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Samra Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name derived from the name of a Jat tribe. Muslim: variant of Samara.

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


Similar surnames: Sama, Tara, Batra, Samsa, Samara, Samora, Sami, Kalra, Kamara, Safran

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Where is the Samra family from?

You can see how Samra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samra family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Samra families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Samra families living in New Jersey. This was about 12% of all the recorded Samra's in USA. New Jersey and 2 other states had the highest population of Samra families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Samra. 34% of Samra men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Samra women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Samra were Cook and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Weaver
    20%
  • Cook
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Saleslady
    40%
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Census Records

There are 787 census records available for the last name Samra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 496 immigration records available for the last name Samra. 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 Cards

There are 122 military records available for the last name Samra. For the veterans among your Samra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samra lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Samra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Samra in 1961 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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