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Selfridge Family History

Selfridge Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; it may be a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, possibly so called from Old English scelf ‘shelf’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

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7,118 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,588 Military Records
1,257 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Selfridge Families

  • Number of Selfridge families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Selfridge last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Selfridge families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Selfridge Family Origin

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Selfridge Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Selfridge

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Selfridge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Selfridge census records

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Selfridge Civil War Service Records

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