Selmon Family History

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Selmon Name Meaning

Variant of English or Jewish Selman.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Seldon, Seamon, Selman, Sermon, Semon, Salmon, Zelman

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Selmon Family Origin

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Selmon Family Occupations

What did your Selmon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Selmon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Selmon's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selmon. A less common occupation for the Selmon family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Selmon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Selmon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Selmon. 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 Selmon. For the veterans among your Selmon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selmon Life Expectancy

What is the average Selmon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Selmon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Selmon in 1962 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selmon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selmon 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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