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Seeliger Family History

Seeliger Name Meaning
German: habitational name for someone from Seelig near Bamberg.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a cheerful person, variant of Selig.

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

7,562 Historical Documents with Seeliger on Ancestry.com
3,146 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
628 Military Records
517 Immigration Records
1,164 Census and Voter Lists
2,107 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Seeliger Families

  • Number of Seeliger families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Seeliger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Seeliger Family Origin

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Seeliger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Seeliger

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Seeliger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Seeliger census records

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Seeliger Civil War Service Records

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