Selzer Family History

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Selzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Seltzer. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Selz or Seltz.

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

Similar surnames: Belzer, Seller, Stelzer, Seltzer, Setzer, Sulzer, Zeller, Delzer

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Selzer Family Origin

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Selzer Family Occupations

What did your Selzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Selzer. 34% of Selzer men worked as a Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer

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

Selzer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Selzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Selzer 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 Selzer. 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 Selzer. For the veterans among your Selzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Selzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Selzer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Selzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Selzer in 1952 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Selzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selzer 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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