Seelye Family History

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Seelye Name Meaning

English: variant of Seeley.

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

Similar surnames: Seely, Selle, Seale, Slye, Sealy, Peele, Seel, Keele, Stile, Keedy

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Seelye Family Origin

Where is the Seelye family from?

Seelye Family Occupations

What did your Seelye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seelye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Seelye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seelye family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seelye.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Seelye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Seelye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seelye 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Seelye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seelye. For the veterans among your Seelye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seelye Life Expectancy

What is the average Seelye lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Seelye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Seelye in 1944 was 29, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seelye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seelye 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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