Chai Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of Gao Chai, a disciple of Confucius during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). His descendants adopted this character as their surname; it also means ‘firewood’. Korean: variant of Chae.

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


Similar surnames: Hai, Chao, Chae, Cai, Chi, Cha, Han, Shan, Hao, Chan

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Chai Family Origin

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Chai Family Occupations

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  • Physician

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Chai occupation in the USA was Physician. 100% of Chai's were Physicians.

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Chai Historical Records

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Chai Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Chai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Chai in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chai

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