Sellen Family History

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Sellen Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from a place so called in Westphalia. Swedish (Sellén): ornamental name probably formed with the place name element sel ‘stretch of smooth water’ + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Sellin, Hellen, Seller, Selle, Kellen, Selden, Belle, Helle, Wellen

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Sellen Family Origin

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Sellen Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Brickfd Lab

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Engine Fitter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sellen family was Engine Fitter. The most common Sellen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Sellen's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Brickfd Lab and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sellen.

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Sellen Historical Records

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Sellen Life Expectancy

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