Sellin Family History

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Sellin Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example on the island of Rügen. Swedish: ornamental name, perhaps from a place-name element sel- ‘stretch of smooth water’ + the Swedish adjectival suffix -in, based on Latin -inius.

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


Similar surnames: Sellen, Fellin, Bellin, Yellin, Ballin, Serlin, Schellin, Solin

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Sellin Family Origin

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Sellin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping Livery Stable

    14%
  • Saw Miller & Farmer

    14%
  • Shoe Maker

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping Livery Stable and Saw Miller & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sellin. The most common Sellin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sellin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sellin family was Shoe Maker.

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Sellin Historical Records

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Sellin Life Expectancy

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