Selim Family History

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Selim Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Salim.

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

Similar surnames: Salim, Selin, Selix, Salih, Selig, Klim, Sem, Belin, Serlin, Selph

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Selim Family Origin

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Selim Family Occupations

What did your Selim ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Selim. 67% of Selim women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Asst Accountant To Farm On Steel Imports

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

Selim Historical Records

What Selim family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 929 census records available for the last name Selim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selim 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Selim. 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 316 military records available for the last name Selim. For the veterans among your Selim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selim Life Expectancy

What is the average Selim lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Selim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Selim in 1966 was 74, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selim 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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