Selvage Family History

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Selvage Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps from the Old English personal name S?lwig (see Selway).

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


Similar surnames: Salvage, Savage, Selway, Elvidge, Sauvage, Slade, Sage, Selvey, Lage

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Selvage Family Origin

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Selvage Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Selvage occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Selvage's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Selvage family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Selvage.

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Selvage Historical Records

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Selvage Life Expectancy

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