Chmela Family History

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Chmela Name Meaning

Czech: from Czech chmel ‘hops’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops.

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


Similar surnames: Chmiel, Chmelik, Smola, Canela, Chvala, Schmeltz, Capella, Schmalz

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Chmela Family Origin

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Chmela Family Occupations

What did your Chmela ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chmela occupation in the USA was Segar Maker. 100% of Chmela's were Segar Makers.

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  • Segar Maker

    100%

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

Chmela Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chmela Life Expectancy

What is the average Chmela lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Chmela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chmela in 1964 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chmela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chmela 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.

Famous Chmela Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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