Selner Family History

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Selner Name Meaning

Variant of German Sellner.

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


Similar surnames: Selzer, Selter, Selmer, Kelner, Selser, Seller, Soellner, Behner

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Selner Family Origin

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Selner Family Occupations

What did your Selner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selner. The most common Selner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Selner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selner family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Works On Farm

    10%

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

Selner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Selner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selner 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 Selner

Passenger List

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

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Selner Life Expectancy

What is the average Selner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Selner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Selner in 1961 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selner 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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