Chalfant Family History

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Chalfant Name Meaning

Variant of English Chalfont, habitational name from either of two places in Buckinghamshire, Chalfont St. Giles and Chalfont St. Peter, named with Old English cealf ‘calf’ + funta ‘spring’.

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


Similar surnames: Chalcraft, Calland, Tallant, Chalfin, Calvano, Chapman, Haldane

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Chalfant Family Origin

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Chalfant Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chalfant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Chalfant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Chalfant's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalfant. A less common occupation for the Chalfant family was Farm Laborer.

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Chalfant Historical Records

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Chalfant Life Expectancy

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