Selvey Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Selvey Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Selvey family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 6
Labourer 4
Agricultural Labourer 4
Nailor 3
Bitt Maker 3
Lock Smith 3
Mason 2
Cotton Reeler 1
Brewer's Joiner 1
Billiard 1
Soldier 1
Baker 1
Apprentice 1
Don Spring 1
File Smith Journey 1
Glass Manufacturer 1
Journeyman Clear Starcher 1
Iron Monger 1
Dentist Labourer 1
Lamp Maker 1
Tailor 1
Painter 1
Flax Dresser 1

Selvey Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Silvey 83% 1,752
2 Selvey 100% 1,559

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The surname Selvey is the 2nd most popular variant of Silvey.

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