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Seltzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt, from an agent derivative of Middle High German salz, German Salz ‘salt’.

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


Similar surnames: Meltzer, Setzer, Selzer, Netzer, Belzer, Fetzer, Zeltner, Retzer

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Seltzer Family Origin

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Seltzer Family Occupations

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  • Currier

    25%
  • Hair Dresser

    25%
  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Pianoforte Maker

    25%

In 1881, the most common Seltzer occupation in the UK was Currier. 25% of Seltzer's were Curriers. Currier, Hair Dresser and Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seltzer. A less common occupation for the Seltzer family was Pianoforte Maker.

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Seltzer Historical Records

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Seltzer Life Expectancy

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