Samek Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Samuel.

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


Similar surnames: Samec, Salek, Simek, Samsa, Samis, Balek, Marek, Lasek, Shimek, Vacek

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Samek Family Origin

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Samek Family Occupations

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  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    20%
  • Builder

    20%
  • Cutter

    20%
  • Harnessmaker

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Samek family was Harnessmaker. The most common Samek occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Dealer. 20% of Samek's were Boot & Shoe Dealers. Boot & Shoe Dealer, Builder and Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samek.

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Samek Historical Records

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Samek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Samek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Samek in 1960 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samek

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