Chesnut Family History

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Chesnut Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut.

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


Similar surnames: Chesnutt, Chestnut, Chestnutt, Chesher, Chesna, Crest, Chesbro

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Chesnut Family Origin

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Chesnut Family Occupations

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

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  • Cabman

    13%
  • Carpet Weaver In Factory

    13%
  • Hawker

    13%
  • Labourer Sugar

    13%

In 1881, the most common Chesnut occupation in the UK was Cabman. 13% of Chesnut's were Cabmans. Cabman, Carpet Weaver In Factory and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesnut. A less common occupation for the Chesnut family was Labourer Sugar.

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Chesnut Historical Records

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Chesnut Life Expectancy

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