Iselin Family History

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Iselin Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Eisele.

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

Similar surnames: Iseli, Selin, Isely, Kaelin, Selig, Brislin, Iseman, Thelin, Thein

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Iselin Family Origin

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Iselin Family Occupations

What did your Iselin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Iselin family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Iselin occupation in the USA was Banker. 22% of Iselin's were Bankers. Banker, Baker and Dry Good & Groceries Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iselin.

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  • Banker

  • Baker

  • Dry Good & Groceries Merchant

  • Dry Goods Merchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Iselin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Iselin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Iselin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iselin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Iselin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 339 military records available for the last name Iselin. For the veterans among your Iselin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iselin Life Expectancy

What is the average Iselin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Iselin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Iselin in 1963 was 76, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iselin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iselin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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