Selin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Sellin. French and German (Liechtenstein): from a Germanic personal name, Sigilin, a pet form of any of the compound names formed with sigi ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Helin, Serlin, Melin, Olin, Selig, Belin, Salin, Wein, Delin, Sellin

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Selin Family Origin

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Selin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Bookbinder

    14%
  • Tool Maker

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Selin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Selin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selin family was Tool Maker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Bookbinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selin.

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Selin Historical Records

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Selin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Selin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Selin in 1956 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selin

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