Selling Family History

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Selling Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Swedish: variant of Sellin.

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

Similar surnames: Gelling, Melling, Helling, Telling, Delling, Selin, Stilling

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Selling Family Origin

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Selling Family Occupations

What did your Selling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Merchant, Cigar Store and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selling. The most common Selling occupation in the USA was Merchant. 18% of Selling's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Selling family was Dealer Gen Merchan.

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  • Merchant

  • Cigar Store

  • Clerk In Store

  • Dealer Gen Merchan


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

Selling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Selling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 940 immigration records available for the last name Selling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Selling. For the veterans among your Selling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selling Life Expectancy

What is the average Selling lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Selling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Selling in 1961 was 44, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selling ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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