Chadwick Family History

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Chadwick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Merseyside (formerly in Lancashire), Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wic) of Ceadel’. The other in Worcestershire and the one in Merseyside are named as ‘Ceadda’s dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, St. Chad.

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

Similar surnames: Harwick, Hardwick, Cowick, Barwick, Howick, Stanwick, Warwick

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Chadwick Family Origin

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Chadwick Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Chadwick. 7% of Chadwick men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Chadwick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chadwick were Cotton Weaver and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cotton Weaver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

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

Chadwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 259,000 census records available for the last name Chadwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chadwick 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Chadwick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 29,000 military records available for the last name Chadwick. For the veterans among your Chadwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chadwick Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Chadwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chadwick in 1941 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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