Chez Family History

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Chez Name Meaning

French: from chez ‘of the house of’. When a man of good lineage or repute became an outlaw this was added before his name to indicate both his status and the family of which he used to be considered a part. In some cases the chez was adopted as a surname in its own right and the family name was dropped.

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


Similar surnames: Chew, Che, Chen, Chao, Shen, Chi, Char, Knez, Zhen, Hee

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Chez Family Origin

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Chez Family Occupations

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Chez Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chez. For the veterans among your Chez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chez Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Chez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Chez in 1956 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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