Selk Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Schleswig. Belgian: habitational name from Zelk in Diest, Brabant, Belgium.

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

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Selk Family Origin

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Selk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Bartender

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Selk family was Bartender. The most common Selk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Selk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selk.

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Selk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Selk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Selk in 1958 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selk

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