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Seelig Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Seelig near Bamberg. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a cheerful person, variant of Selig.

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


Similar surnames: Selig, Seeliger, Seeley, Seeling, Heilig, Steig, Serlin, Seel

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Seelig Family Origin

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Seelig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seelig. The most common Seelig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Seelig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seelig family was Carpenter.

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Seelig Historical Records

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Seelig Life Expectancy

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