Sellen Family History

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Sellen Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from a place so called in Westphalia. Swedish (Sellén): ornamental name probably formed with the place name element sel ‘stretch of smooth water’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Sellin, Hellen, Seller, Selle, Kellen, Selden, Belle, Helle, Wellen

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Sellen Family Origin

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Sellen Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Baggage Master

    2%

In 1880, the most common Sellen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Sellen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sellen family was Baggage Master. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sellen.

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Sellen Historical Records

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Sellen Life Expectancy

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