Chagnon Family History

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Chagnon Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a diminutive of chagne ‘oak (tree)’, a regional variant of chêne (see Chene).

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


Similar surnames: Channon, Wagnon, Cannon, Chenot, Charron, Charton, Caison, Higdon

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Chagnon Family Origin

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Chagnon Family Occupations

What did your Chagnon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chagnon. The most common Chagnon occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Chagnon's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Chagnon family was Scholar.

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • Student

    4%
  • Scholar

    4%

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

Chagnon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chagnon Life Expectancy

What is the average Chagnon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Chagnon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Chagnon in 1945 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chagnon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chagnon 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 Chagnon Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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