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Seligman Name Meaning

German (Seligmann): variant of Selig. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal Zelikman, a variant of Zelik (see Selig).

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


Similar surnames: Selig, Steigman, Sellman, Selman, Seligson, Sigman, Kelman, Seeman

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Seligman Family Origin

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Seligman Family Occupations

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  • Merchant Banker

    33%
  • Merchant Foreign Banker

    33%
  • Watchmaker

    33%

In 1881, Merchant Banker and Merchant Foreign Banker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Seligman. The most common Seligman occupation in the UK was Merchant Banker. 33% of Seligman's were Merchant Bankers. A less common occupation for the Seligman family was Watchmaker.

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Seligman Historical Records

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Seligman Life Expectancy

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