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Selkirk Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Selkirk in the Scottish Borders, named from Middle English sale, sele ‘hall’, ‘manor’ + kirk ‘church’.

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


Similar surnames: Sellick, Kirk, Buskirk, Neikirk, Senick, Elrick, Newkirk, Hobkirk

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Selkirk Family Origin

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Selkirk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Printer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selkirk. The most common Selkirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Selkirk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selkirk family was Printer.

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Selkirk Historical Records

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Selkirk Life Expectancy

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