Samek Family History

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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

What did your Samek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Samek family was Harnessmaker.

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  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    20%
  • Builder

    20%
  • Cutter

    20%
  • Harnessmaker

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Samek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Samek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Samek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Samek. For the veterans among your Samek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samek Life Expectancy

What is the average Samek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Samek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Samek 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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