Challender Family History

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Challender Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of blankets, from an agent derivative of Middle English chaloun ‘blanket’, ‘coverlet’. The articles were named from being produced in Châlons-sur-Marne, once the seat of a Gaulish tribe recorded in Latin sources as Catalauni.

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


Similar surnames: Challenger, Callender, Ballester, Callander, Ellender, Carpenter

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Challender Family Origin

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Challender Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Laundress

    9%
  • Book Pressman (Br)

    4%
  • Cotton Winder Unemployed

    4%

In 1881, the most common Challender occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Challender's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Challender family was Cotton Winder Unemployed. Coal Miner, Laundress and Book Pressman (Br) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Challender.

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Challender Historical Records

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Challender Life Expectancy

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