Chesnutt Family History

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Chesnutt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut.

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


Similar surnames: Chestnutt, Chesnut, Chestnut, Bennitt, Jennett, Cheshier, Chesna

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Chesnutt Family Origin

Where is the Chesnutt family from?

Chesnutt Family Occupations

What did your Chesnutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chesnutt occupation in the UK was Grocer And Provision Dealer. 50% of Chesnutt's were Grocer And Provision Dealers. Grocer And Provision Dealer and Shipyard Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chesnutt.

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  • Grocer And Provision Dealer

    50%
  • Shipyard Labourer

    50%

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

Chesnutt Historical Records

What Chesnutt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chesnutt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesnutt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chesnutt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chesnutt. For the veterans among your Chesnutt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesnutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesnutt lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Chesnutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chesnutt in 1954 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesnutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesnutt 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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