Champney Family History

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Champney Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from Champagne in France, from Old French champeneis (see Champagne).

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

Similar surnames: Champagne, Campen, Charney, Chaney, Hackney, Charley, Chancey

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Champney Family Origin

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Champney Family Occupations

What did your Champney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Ag Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Champney. The most common Champney occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 8% of Champney's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Champney family was Annuitant No Occupation.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Annuitant No Occupation


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

Champney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Champney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Champney 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 665 immigration records available for the last name Champney. 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 939 military records available for the last name Champney. For the veterans among your Champney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Champney Life Expectancy

What is the average Champney lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Champney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Champney in 1958 was 56, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Champney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Champney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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