Chimera Family History

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Chimera Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from a place in Sicily named Chimera, from chimera ‘kid’, ‘young goat’, from Greek khimaira.

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


Similar surnames: Chiesa, Ribera, Hamer, Scimeca, Riera, Chiappa, Chiera, Chiara

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Chimera Family Origin

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Chimera Family Occupations

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Chimera Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chimera Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Chimera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chimera in 1957 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

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