Selcer Family History

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Selcer Name Meaning

Slavic spelling of German Seltzer.

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

Similar surnames: Smelcer, Melcer, Sulcer, Selzer, Selser, Selter, Selmer, Seller

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Selcer Family Origin

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Selcer Family Occupations

What did your Selcer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Selcer family was Stable Boss. The most common Selcer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Selcer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selcer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Stable Boss


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

Selcer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Selcer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selcer 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Selcer. 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 151 military records available for the last name Selcer. For the veterans among your Selcer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selcer Life Expectancy

What is the average Selcer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Selcer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Selcer in 1946 was 46, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selcer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selcer 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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