Seltz Family History

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Seltz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Selz, Meltz, Rentz, Eltz, Reetz, Slentz, Soltz, Seitz, Geltz, Speltz

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Seltz Family Origin

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Seltz Family Occupations

What did your Seltz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seltz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Seltz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and City Marshall were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seltz. A less common occupation for the Seltz family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • City Marshall

  • Clerk In Store


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

Seltz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Seltz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seltz 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 630 immigration records available for the last name Seltz. 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 748 military records available for the last name Seltz. For the veterans among your Seltz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seltz Life Expectancy

What is the average Seltz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Seltz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Seltz in 1961 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seltz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seltz 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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