Chichester Family History

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Chichester Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Chichester in Sussex, probably named with the Old English personal name Cissa + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort’. (Cissa is attested as the name of a historical person; it is of uncertain etymology.) Alternatively, the first element may be an Old English word cisse ‘gravelly feature’. The name is also established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Rochester, Dorchester, Manchester, Winchester, Chester, Worcester

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Chichester Family Origin

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Chichester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • 1st Class Clerk Telegraph (C S)

    2%
  • Adjutant Of Yeomanry Full Pay Of Army

    2%
  • Agent On Estate

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chichester family was Agent On Estate. The most common Chichester occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Chichester's were Farmers. Farmer, 1st Class Clerk Telegraph (C S) and Adjutant Of Yeomanry Full Pay Of Army were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chichester.

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Chichester Historical Records

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Chichester Life Expectancy

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