Choe Family History

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Choe Name Meaning

Korean (Ch’oe): there is only one Chinese character for the surname Ch’oe. Of the 326 Ch’oe clans listed in some sources, only 43 distinct clans can be documented. Ch’oe is the fourth most common surname in Korea. The common Romanization Choi represents a French transliteration of the surname, which is actually pronounced more like Ch’wae. The first Ch’oe, Sob{ou}ldori, was one of the six elders of pre-Shilla Korea; he received his surname from the Shilla King Yuri Isag{uu}m in ad 32.

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

Similar surnames: Chon, Chae, Cho, Ho, Che, Chee, Choi, Hoe, Choo, Noe

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Choe Family Origin

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Choe Family Occupations

What did your Choe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Choe. 60% of Choe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

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

Choe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 765 census records available for the last name Choe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Choe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Choe. 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 421 military records available for the last name Choe. For the veterans among your Choe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Choe Life Expectancy

What is the average Choe lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Choe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Choe in 1974 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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