Selvig Family History

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Selvig Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or more farmsteads named Selvik, notably on the west coast of Norway, probably so named from Old Norse selja ‘willow’ or selr ‘seal’ + vík ‘inlet’.

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


Similar surnames: Stavig, Sellin, Selix, Sevy, Selvage, Seelig, Selig, Selvey, Salvia

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Selvig Family Origin

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Selvig Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selvig. The most common Selvig occupation in the USA was Farming. 44% of Selvig's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Selvig family was Keeping House.

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Selvig Historical Records

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Selvig Life Expectancy

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