Samples Family History

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Samples Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): unexplained; probably a variant of Sample.

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

Similar surnames: Sandles, Sames, Lampley, Sayler, Rampley, Staples, Sales, Salles

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Samples Family Origin

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Samples Family Occupations

What did your Samples ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Samples. 90% of Samples women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid House Duties
  • Household Duties Unpa

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

Samples Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Samples. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samples 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 935 immigration records available for the last name Samples. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Samples. For the veterans among your Samples ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Samples Life Expectancy

What is the average Samples lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Samples life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Samples in 1940 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

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