Chand Family History

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Chand Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit candra ‘pleasant’, ‘shining’, ‘moon’. It is a common final element of compound personal names, such as Ramchand and Kishanchand, and appears subsequently to have evolved into a surname. Compare Chandra.

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

Similar surnames: Chanda, Chad, Hand, Chang, Chana, Chard, Chadd, Bachand, Hang, Mand

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Chand Family Origin

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Chand Family Occupations

What did your Chand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chand family was Violin Maker. The most common Chand occupation in the UK was Freight Clerk. 33% of Chand's were Freight Clerks. Freight Clerk and Pauper Formerly Dom. Serv. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chand.

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  • Freight Clerk

  • Pauper Formerly Dom. Serv.

  • Violin Maker


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

Chand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chand 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Chand. 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 723 military records available for the last name Chand. For the veterans among your Chand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chand Life Expectancy

What is the average Chand lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Chand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Chand in 1969 was 76, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chand 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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