Samsel Family History

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Samsel Name Meaning

German variant of Hungarian Samsa.

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

Similar surnames: Sampsel, Samel, Samuel, Hamel, Sampsell, Sammet, Cassel, Samsa

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Samsel Family Origin

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Samsel Family Occupations

What did your Samsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Samsel family was Farming. Farmer, Barber and Boat Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samsel. The most common Samsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Samsel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Boat Man

  • Farming


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

Samsel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Samsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samsel 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 681 immigration records available for the last name Samsel. 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 Samsel. For the veterans among your Samsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Samsel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Samsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Samsel in 1948 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samsel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samsel 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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