Selle Name Meaning

English: variant of Sell 1. German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German selle ‘friend’, ‘companion’. French: habitational name from any of the various places called Selle, Selles, or La Selle, named with Latin cella ‘cell’, ‘cot’, ‘hut’, ‘stall’. Dutch (Van Selle): habitational name for someone from Zelle in Herenthout, Antwerp.

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


Similar surnames: Seller, Zelle, Helle, Sell, Melle, Pelle, Welle, Seele, Belle, Soll

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Selle Family Origin

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Selle Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    17%
  • Master Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Member Of Stock Exchange

    17%
  • Professor Of Music

    17%

In 1881, Laundress, Master Cabinet Maker and Member Of Stock Exchange were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selle. The most common Selle occupation in the UK was Laundress. 17% of Selle's were Laundresss. A less common occupation for the Selle family was Professor Of Music.

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Selle Historical Records

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Selle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Selle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Selle in 1947 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selle

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