Chevis Family History

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Chevis Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cheuyn, Old French chevesne ‘chub’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way, or as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller.

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


Similar surnames: Cheers, Levis, Cherek, Chew, Cheek, Clewis, Chellis, Chavis, Bevis

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Chevis Family Origin

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Chevis Family Occupations

What did your Chevis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butler & Valet, Coachman and Gardner Jobbing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chevis. A less common occupation for the Chevis family was Grocer & Oilman. The most common Chevis occupation in the UK was Butler & Valet. 20% of Chevis's were Butler & Valets.

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  • Butler & Valet

    20%
  • Coachman

    20%
  • Gardner Jobbing

    20%
  • Grocer & Oilman

    20%

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

Chevis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chevis Life Expectancy

What is the average Chevis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Chevis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Chevis in 1958 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chevis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chevis 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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