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Where is the Selfe family from?
You can see how Selfe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Selfe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Selfe families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 15 Selfe families living in Michigan. This was about 27% of all the recorded Selfe's in the USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Selfe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Selfe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Selfe. 28% of Selfe men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Selfe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Selfe were Bus Driver and Housework.