Selz Family History

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Selz Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Seltz, Selk, Belz, Soll, Welz, Milz, Zell, Sens, Kell, Selle

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Selz Family Origin

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Selz Family Occupations

What did your Selz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Selz occupation in the USA was Sailor. 33% of Selz's were Sailors. A less common occupation for the Selz family was Wholesale Boots & Shoes. Sailor and Wagon Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Selz.

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  • Sailor

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%
  • Wholesale Boots & Shoes

    33%

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

Selz Historical Records

What Selz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Selz Life Expectancy

What is the average Selz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Selz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Selz in 1958 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selz 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.

Famous Selz Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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