Sams Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Samms, Syms, Tams, Samis, Samsa, Sims, Samp, Sam, Mars, Sales

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Sams Family Origin

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Sams Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Sams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sams's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sams family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sams.

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Sams Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Sams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sams in 1941 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sams

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