Seelen Family History

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Seelen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Sehlem in Lower Saxony and the Rhineland or from any of several places named Sehlen in Hesse and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Sellen, Selle, Kellen, Ehlen, Seeber, Seele, Keelen, Seeley, Peeler

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Seelen Family Origin

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Seelen Family Occupations

What did your Seelen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seelen occupation in the USA was Retail Hardware. 100% of Seelen's were Retail Hardwares.

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  • Retail Hardware


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

Seelen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seelen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seelen 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Seelen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seelen. For the veterans among your Seelen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seelen Life Expectancy

What is the average Seelen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Seelen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Seelen in 1958 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seelen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seelen 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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