Selvage Family History

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Selvage Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps from the Old English personal name S?lwig (see Selway).

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


Similar surnames: Salvage, Savage, Selway, Elvidge, Sauvage, Slade, Sage, Selvey, Lage

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Selvage Family Origin

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Selvage Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    10%
  • Carman At Saw Mills

    10%
  • Engine Driver In Paper Mill

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Selvage family was Engine Driver In Paper Mill. Boot Maker, Bricklayer and Carman At Saw Mills were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selvage. The most common Selvage occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 10% of Selvage's were Boot Makers.

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Selvage Historical Records

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Selvage Life Expectancy

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