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Chenault Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near an irrigation channel, from Old French chenal ‘channel’, ‘pipe’ (Late Latin canalis, a derivative of canna ‘reed’).

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


Similar surnames: Henault, Channell, Chinault, Denault, Devault, Legault, Dussault

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Chenault Family Origin

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Chenault Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chenault family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chenault. The most common Chenault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Chenault's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Chenault Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chenault ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Chenault Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Chenault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Chenault in 1948 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

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