Sellnow Family History

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Sellnow Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Callow, Kellow, Delanoy, Sellen, Sellman, Mello, Zello, Selland

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Sellnow Family Origin

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Sellnow Family Occupations

What did your Sellnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sellnow occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 25% of Sellnow's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Farmer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sellnow. A less common occupation for the Sellnow family was Works In Shoeshop.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Gardner

  • Works In Shoeshop


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

Sellnow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sellnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sellnow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sellnow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sellnow. For the veterans among your Sellnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sellnow Life Expectancy

What is the average Sellnow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sellnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sellnow in 1963 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sellnow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sellnow 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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