Chess Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cressy, Bess, Chesson, Check, Che, Cross, Crees, Chesser, Chee

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Chess Family Origin

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Chess Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Chairwoman

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%
  • Masons Lab

    20%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Chairwoman and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chess. A less common occupation for the Chess family was Masons Lab. The most common Chess occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Chess's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Chess | Data not to scale

Chess Historical Records

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Chess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Chess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Chess in 1946 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chess

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