Selland Family History

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Selland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads in Rogaland and Hordaland, named in Old Norse as Seljuland, from selja ‘willow’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Helland, Felland, Belland, Yelland, Hetland, Ueland, Netland

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Selland Family Origin

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Selland Family Occupations

What did your Selland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Selland.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Selland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Selland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selland 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 373 immigration records available for the last name Selland. 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 286 military records available for the last name Selland. For the veterans among your Selland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selland Life Expectancy

What is the average Selland lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Selland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Selland in 1950 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selland 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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