Seelig Family History

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Seelig Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Seelig near Bamberg. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a cheerful person, variant of Selig.

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

Similar surnames: Selig, Seeliger, Seeley, Seeling, Heilig, Steig, Serlin, Seel

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Seelig Family Origin

Where is the Seelig family from?

Seelig Family Occupations

What did your Seelig ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butcher and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Seelig. A less common occupation for the Seelig family was Wax Refiner. The most common Seelig occupation in the UK was Butcher. 33% of Seelig's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Shoemaker

  • Wax Refiner


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

Seelig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Seelig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seelig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seelig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Seelig. For the veterans among your Seelig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seelig Life Expectancy

What is the average Seelig lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Seelig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Seelig in 1945 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seelig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seelig 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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