Selzer Family History

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Selzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Seltzer. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Selz or Seltz.

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


Similar surnames: Belzer, Seller, Stelzer, Seltzer, Setzer, Sulzer, Zeller, Delzer

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Selzer Family Origin

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Selzer Family Occupations

What did your Selzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Selzer family was Laborer. The most common Selzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Selzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selzer.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Selzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Selzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selzer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Selzer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Selzer. For the veterans among your Selzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Selzer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Selzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Selzer in 1952 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selzer 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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