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Seiler Family History

Seiler Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a rope maker, from an agent derivative of German Seil ‘rope’, Middle High German seil.English: variant of Saylor.

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

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7,424 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Seiler Families

  • Number of Seiler families
     82 - 162
     28 - 81
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Seiler families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Seiler families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Seiler census records

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Seiler Family Origin

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Seiler Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Seiler

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Seiler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Seiler census records

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Seiler Civil War Service Records

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