Chamness Family History

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Chamness Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Champness, a variant of Champney.

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


Similar surnames: Garness, Chambless, Hanes, Chamlee, Anness, Channel, Magness, Henness

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Chamness Family Origin

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Chamness Family Occupations

What did your Chamness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chamness family was Wagon Maker. The most common Chamness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Chamness's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chamness.

View Census data for Chamness | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%
  • Wagon Maker

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Chamness Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chamness Life Expectancy

What is the average Chamness lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Chamness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Chamness in 1961 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chamness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chamness 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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