Seligman Family History

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Seligman Name Meaning

German (Seligmann): variant of Selig. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal Zelikman, a variant of Zelik (see Selig).

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

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Seligman Family Origin

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Seligman Family Occupations

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  • Clothing Merchant

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Merchant

    4%
  • Banker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Seligman family was Banker. The most common Seligman occupation in the USA was Clothing Merchant. 4% of Seligman's were Clothing Merchants. Clothing Merchant, Farming and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seligman.

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Seligman Historical Records

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Seligman Life Expectancy

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