Chmiel Family History

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Chmiel Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish chmiel ‘hops’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops. It may also be from any of various places in Poland named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Chmela, Chapel, Rygiel, Camel, Hamel, Clavel, Gamel, Daniel, Amiel

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Chmiel Family Origin

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Chmiel Family Occupations

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Chmiel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chmiel. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chmiel. For the veterans among your Chmiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chmiel Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Chmiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chmiel in 1943 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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