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Selph Family History

Selph Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Self.

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

50,316 Historical Documents with Selph on Ancestry
11,287 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,696 Military Records
197 Immigration Records
5,876 Census and Voter Lists
31,260 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Selph Families

  • Number of Selph families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Selph families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Selph last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Selph census records

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Selph Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Selph

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Selph Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Selph census records

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Selph Civil War Service Records

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