Chica Family History

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Chica Name Meaning

Spanish: apparently from chica, feminine form of chico ‘small’, ‘young’ (see Chico), but a variant of the habitational name Checa, from a place so named in Jaén province is also a possibility.

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


Similar surnames: Chico, Chia, Chick, Coca, Chicas, China, Cira, Chiba, Chi, Chino

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Chica Family Origin

Where is the Chica family from?

Chica Family Occupations

What did your Chica ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Basket Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chica. 60% of Chica men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farm Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Basket Maker
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Chica Historical Records

What Chica family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 555 census records available for the last name Chica. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chica 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Chica. 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 142 military records available for the last name Chica. For the veterans among your Chica ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chica Life Expectancy

What is the average Chica lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Chica life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chica in 1969 was 91, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chica 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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