Samaha Family History

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Samaha Name Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on Arabic sama?ha ‘magnanimity’.

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


Similar surnames: Samara, Salah, Salama, Samaan, Sawaya, Samad, Kamara, Sarah, Sama

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Samaha Family Origin

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Samaha Family Occupations

What did your Samaha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Samaha. 11% of Samaha men worked as a Proprietor and 10% of Samaha women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Samaha were Manager and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Merchant
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%

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

Samaha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 987 census records available for the last name Samaha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samaha 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Samaha. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 376 military records available for the last name Samaha. For the veterans among your Samaha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samaha Life Expectancy

What is the average Samaha lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Samaha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Samaha in 1959 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samaha 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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