Sellinger Family History

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Sellinger Name Meaning

English: variant of Salinger 1. South German: habitational name from Selling in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Bellinger, Selinger, Sollinger, Fellinger, Mellinger, Hellinger

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Sellinger Family Origin

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Sellinger Family Occupations

What did your Sellinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sellinger occupation in the USA was Butcher. 6% of Sellinger's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Sellinger family was Keeps House. Butcher, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sellinger.

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  • Butcher

  • Cooper

  • Farmer

  • Keeps House


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

Sellinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sellinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sellinger 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 584 immigration records available for the last name Sellinger. 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 622 military records available for the last name Sellinger. For the veterans among your Sellinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sellinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Sellinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sellinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sellinger in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sellinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sellinger 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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