Seller Family History

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Seller Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name, a variant of Sell 1. English and Scottish: occupational name for a saddler, from Anglo-Norman French seller (Old French sellier, Latin sellarius, a derivative of sella ‘seat’, ‘saddle’). English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for someone employed in the cellars of a great house or monastery, from Anglo-Norman French celler ‘cellar’ (Old French cellier), or a reduction of the Middle English agent derivative cellerer. English and Scottish: occupational name for a tradesman or merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle English sell(en) ‘to sell’ (Old English sellan ‘to hand over, deliver’). German: probably a habitational name from a place named Sella near Hoyerswerda.

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


Similar surnames: Keller, Weller, Peller, Speller, Feller, Heller, Zeller, Selle

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Seller Family Origin

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Seller Family Occupations

What did your Seller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cartaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Seller. 17% of Seller men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Seller women worked as a Cartaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seller were Retail Merchant and Florist

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Retail Merchant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cartaker
    10%
  • Church
    10%
  • Dressmaker
    10%
  • Florist
    10%

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

Seller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Seller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seller 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 Seller. 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 Seller. For the veterans among your Seller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seller Life Expectancy

What is the average Seller lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Seller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Seller in 1955 was 33, and 87 in 2004.

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