Seele Family History

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Seele Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Low German sele ‘meadow’, ‘bog’. metonymic occupational name for a harness maker, from Middle Low German sele ‘harness’.

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

Similar surnames: Seel, Selle, Seeley, Weese, Steele, Sale, Seese, Abele, Skeel, Seeber

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Seele Family Origin

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Seele Family Occupations

What did your Seele ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seele occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Seele's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seele. A less common occupation for the Seele family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Seele Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seele 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 850 immigration records available for the last name Seele. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Seele. For the veterans among your Seele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seele Life Expectancy

What is the average Seele lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Seele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Seele in 1951 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seele

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seele 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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