Chase Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or rather a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare). Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a house, probably the occupier of the most distinguished house in the village, from a southern derivative of Latin casa ‘hut’, ‘cottage’, ‘cabin’.

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


Similar surnames: Chasse, Case, Hase, Clare, Close, Halse, Cale, Char, Kase, Hast

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Chase Family Origin

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Chase Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chase. The most common Chase occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Chase's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Chase family was Farm Labourer.

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Chase Historical Records

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Chase Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Chase life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chase in 1942 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chase

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