Seel Name Meaning

English: variant of Seal. North German: metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle Low German sel ‘rope’.

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


Similar surnames: Segel, Seele, Seal, Seil, Sell, Skeel, Peel, Seed, Keel, See

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Seel Family Origin

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Seel Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Cooper

    3%
  • Hatter

    3%
  • Joiner & Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Seel occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 3% of Seel's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Cooper and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seel. A less common occupation for the Seel family was Joiner & Carpenter.

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Seel Historical Records

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Seel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Seel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Seel in 1946 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seel

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