Chellis Family History

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Chellis Name Meaning

Possibly Italian: from the personal name Chello, a short form of Rustichello, itself a pet form of a nickname from rustico ‘country dweller’, ‘rustic’. English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Mellis, Challis, Crellin, Chevis, Ellis, Celli, Bellis, Dellis

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Chellis Family Origin

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Chellis Family Occupations

What did your Chellis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, General Laborer and Labourer Percussion Cap Fcty Royal Engineering Dept were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chellis. The most common Chellis occupation in the UK was General Laborer. 50% of Chellis's were General Laborers.

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  • General Laborer

  • Labourer Percussion Cap Fcty Royal Engineering Dept


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

Chellis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Chellis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chellis 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Chellis. 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 873 military records available for the last name Chellis. For the veterans among your Chellis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chellis Life Expectancy

What is the average Chellis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chellis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chellis in 1944 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chellis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chellis 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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