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Selander Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element sel ‘stretch of smooth water’ + the suffix -ander, from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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


Similar surnames: Welander, Melander, Elander, Sealander, Helander, Bolander, Rylander

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Selander Family Origin

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Selander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping Saloon

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selander. The most common Selander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Selander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selander family was Keeping Saloon.

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Selander Historical Records

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Selander Life Expectancy

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