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Selbe Family History

Selbe Name Meaning
German: habitational name, from Selb near Hof.

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

15,721 Historical Documents with Selbe on Ancestry.com
2,461 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,545 Military Records
70 Immigration Records
1,128 Census and Voter Lists
7,517 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Selbe Families

  • Number of Selbe families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Selbe families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Selbe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Selbe census records

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Selbe Family Origin

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Selbe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Selbe families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Selbe

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Selbe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Selbe census records

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Selbe Civil War Service Records

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