Chalifour Family History

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Chalifour Name Meaning

French (Savoy): variant of Chaufour, from chaux ‘lime’ + four ‘oven’, ‘kiln’; a topographic name for someone who lived by a lime kiln, a habitational name from any of various places named with this term, or a metonymic occupational name for a lime burner.

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


Similar surnames: Chaloux, Balfour, Chalker, Champoux, Calder, Chalfant, Halford

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Chalifour Family Origin

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Chalifour Family Occupations

What did your Chalifour ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chalifour occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Chalifour's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Student and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalifour. A less common occupation for the Chalifour family was Forgeron.

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Student

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Forgeron

    4%

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

Chalifour Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chalifour Life Expectancy

What is the average Chalifour lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Chalifour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Chalifour in 1954 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chalifour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chalifour 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.

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