Selin Family History

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Selin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Sellin. French and German (Liechtenstein): from a Germanic personal name, Sigilin, a pet form of any of the compound names formed with sigi ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Helin, Serlin, Melin, Olin, Selig, Belin, Salin, Wein, Delin, Sellin

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Selin Family Origin

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Selin Family Occupations

What did your Selin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Selin. 67% of Selin men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fisherman
  • Income
  • Mariner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic

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

Selin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Selin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Selin. 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 729 military records available for the last name Selin. For the veterans among your Selin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selin Life Expectancy

What is the average Selin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Selin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Selin in 1956 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selin 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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