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Seelman Name Meaning

North German (Seelmann): topographic name from Middle Low German sele ‘bog’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Selman, Stellman, Steelman, Spellman, Mellman, Feeman

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Seelman Family Origin

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Seelman Family Occupations

What did your Seelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seelman family was Nurseryman. Farmer, Carriage Body Maker and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seelman. The most common Seelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Seelman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carriage Body Maker

    6%
  • Mariner

    6%
  • Nurseryman

    6%

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

Seelman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seelman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seelman 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Seelman. 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 241 military records available for the last name Seelman. For the veterans among your Seelman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Seelman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Seelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Seelman in 1961 was 57, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seelman 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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