Selser Family History

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Selser Name Meaning

Possibly a Dutch or Americanized variant of German and Jewish Seltzer.

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


Similar surnames: Selsor, Selter, Selzer, Helser, Smelser, Selcer, Selmer, Selner

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Selser Family Origin

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Selser Family Occupations

What did your Selser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Selser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Selser's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Agt. Sewing Machine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selser. A less common occupation for the Selser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Agt. Sewing Machine

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Selser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Selser Life Expectancy

What is the average Selser lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Selser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Selser in 1956 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selser 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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