Seiler Family History

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Seiler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a rope maker, from an agent derivative of German Seil ‘rope’, Middle High German seil. English: variant of Saylor.

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


Similar surnames: Seider, Seidler, Semler, Seifer, Seiger, Seiner, Keiler, Seller

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Seiler Family Origin

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Seiler Family Occupations

What did your Seiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fur Cutter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Seiler. 10% of Seiler men worked as a Fur Cutter and 50% of Seiler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seiler were Assistant Bank No 750437 Butcher assistant Cork and Draper Fancy Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fur Cutter
    10%
  • Merchant
    10%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    5%
  • Assistant Bank No 750437 Butcher assistant Cork
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Confectioner Chocolate Packer Factory Worker
    4%
  • Daughter
    4%
  • Draper Fancy Buyer
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Seiler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Seiler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seiler 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Seiler. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Seiler. For the veterans among your Seiler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Seiler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Seiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Seiler in 1950 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seiler 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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