Seely Family History

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Seely Name Meaning

English: variant of Seeley.

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


Similar surnames: Seelye, Seel, Sealy, Seley, Feely, Keely, Seeley, Steely, Sheely

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Seely Family Origin

Where is the Seely family from?

Seely Family Occupations

What did your Seely ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Seely. 27% of Seely men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Seely women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seely were Bookkeeper and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Teamster
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Book Keeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Seely Historical Records

What Seely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Seely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seely 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Seely. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Seely. For the veterans among your Seely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seely Life Expectancy

What is the average Seely lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Seely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Seely in 1941 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seely 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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