Selbach Family History

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Selbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Seelbach, Seebach, Holbach, Erbach, Sulzbach, Kalbach, Eisenbach

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Selbach Family Origin

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Selbach Family Occupations

What did your Selbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selbach. A less common occupation for the Selbach family was Laborer. The most common Selbach occupation in the USA was Farming. 15% of Selbach's were Farmings.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Selbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Selbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selbach 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Selbach. 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 560 military records available for the last name Selbach. For the veterans among your Selbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Selbach lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Selbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Selbach in 1953 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selbach 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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