Selak Family History

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Selak Name Meaning

Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian: nickname from selo ‘hamlet’, ‘village’. It may also be a simplified form of Seljak, of similar origin, denoting a peasant or a villager.

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


Similar surnames: Selan, Belak, Kolak, Salak, Slack, Sulak, Sulek, Sedlak, Sulik

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Selak Family Origin

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Selak Family Occupations

What did your Selak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Ice Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selak. The most common Selak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Selak's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selak family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%
  • Ice Business

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Selak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Selak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Selak

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Selak. 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 Selak. For the veterans among your Selak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selak Life Expectancy

What is the average Selak lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Selak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Selak in 1960 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selak 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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