Selfridge Family History

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Selfridge Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; it may be a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, possibly so called from Old English scelf ‘shelf’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Waldridge, Herridge, Smallridge, Surridge, Holdridge, Sandridge

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Selfridge Family Origin

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Selfridge Family Occupations

What did your Selfridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cartman and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selfridge. The most common Selfridge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Selfridge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selfridge family was Harness Maker.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Cartman

    5%
  • Dressmaker

    5%
  • Harness Maker

    5%

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

Selfridge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Selfridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Selfridge lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Selfridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Selfridge in 1945 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selfridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selfridge 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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