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Selders Family History

Selders Name Meaning
German: topographic or status name, from Middle High German selder ‘dweller in a hut or peasant’s cottage’.

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

19,409 Historical Documents with Selders on Ancestry.com
4,907 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
610 Military Records
108 Immigration Records
3,331 Census and Voter Lists
10,453 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Selders Families

  • Number of Selders families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Selders families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Selders census records

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Selders Family Origin

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Selders Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Selders

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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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Selders Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Selders census records

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Selders Civil War Service Records

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