Seldon Family History

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Seldon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Selden 1.

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

Similar surnames: Beldon, Selden, Selmon, Yelton, Elson, Weadon, Verdon, Skeldon

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Seldon Family Origin

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Seldon Family Occupations

What did your Seldon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Seldon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Seldon's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seldon. A less common occupation for the Seldon family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Baker

  • Labourer


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

Seldon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Seldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seldon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Seldon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Seldon. For the veterans among your Seldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seldon Life Expectancy

What is the average Seldon lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Seldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Seldon in 1956 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seldon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seldon 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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