Seeliger Family History

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Seeliger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone 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: Seelig, Seelinger, Selinger, Selig, Heiliger, Steiger, Seiger

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Seeliger Family Origin

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Seeliger Family Occupations

What did your Seeliger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seeliger family was Physician. Keeps Retail Grocery and Musizian were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Seeliger. The most common Seeliger occupation in the USA was Keeps Retail Grocery. 33% of Seeliger's were Keeps Retail Grocerys.

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  • Keeps Retail Grocery

  • Musizian

  • Physician


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

Seeliger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Seeliger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seeliger 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Seeliger. 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 Seeliger. For the veterans among your Seeliger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seeliger Life Expectancy

What is the average Seeliger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Seeliger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Seeliger in 1962 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seeliger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seeliger 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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