Selz Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Seltz, Selk, Belz, Soll, Welz, Milz, Zell, Sens, Kell, Selle

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Selz Family Origin

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Selz Family Occupations

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  • Sailor

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%
  • Wholesale Boots & Shoes

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Selz occupation in the USA was Sailor. 33% of Selz's were Sailors. Sailor and Wagon Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Selz. A less common occupation for the Selz family was Wholesale Boots & Shoes.

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Selz Historical Records

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Selz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Selz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Selz in 1958 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selz

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