Selke Family History

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Selke Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Selk near Schleswig or Selke near Altenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Selk, Selbe, Belke, Oelke, Selle, Seck, Heeke, Senne, Balke, Belle

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Selke Family Origin

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Selke Family Occupations

What did your Selke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Selke occupation in the UK was Wife Of Commercial Traveller. 100% of Selke's were Wife Of Commercial Travellers.

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  • Wife Of Commercial Traveller


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

Selke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Selke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selke 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 Selke. 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 Selke. For the veterans among your Selke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selke Life Expectancy

What is the average Selke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Selke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Selke in 1960 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selke 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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