Seltenright Family History

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Seltenright Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Whitenight, Enright, Seabright, Henderlight, Cartwright, Sleight

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Seltenright Family Origin

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Seltenright Family Occupations

What did your Seltenright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Seltenright. The most common Seltenright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Seltenright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Seltenright Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Seltenright Life Expectancy

What is the average Seltenright lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Seltenright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Seltenright in 1964 was 66, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seltenright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seltenright 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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