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Chalfin Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Chalfont (see Chalfant ).

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

Similar surnames: Chafin, Chalfant, Chattin, Chaffin, Chaffins, Chaplain, Colvin

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Where is the Chalfin family from?

You can see how Chalfin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chalfin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Chalfin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Chalfin families living in Kentucky. This was about 38% of all the recorded Chalfin's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Chalfin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chalfin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chalfin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chalfin. 24% of Chalfin men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Chalfin women worked as a Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chalfin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chalfin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 808 immigration records available for the last name Chalfin. 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 Cards

There are 677 military records available for the last name Chalfin. For the veterans among your Chalfin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chalfin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Chalfin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Chalfin in 1958 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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