Selter Family History

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Selter Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized variant of German and Jewish Seltzer.

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


Similar surnames: Selser, Selzer, Seller, Selner, Seltzer, Selmer, Selcer, Setter

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Selter Family Origin

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Selter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Selter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Selter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selter family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selter.

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Selter Historical Records

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Selter Life Expectancy

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