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Selden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Selden Farm in the parish of Patching, Sussex, probably so called from Old English s(e)alh ‘willow’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Elden, Sellen, Walden, Skeldon, Belden, Hedden, Weldon, Welden, Olden

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Selden Family Origin

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Selden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Lawyer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Selden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Selden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selden family was Lawyer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selden.

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Selden Historical Records

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Selden Life Expectancy

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