Charter Family History

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Charter Name Meaning

English: variant of Carter. French: Breton variant of Chartier.

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


Similar surnames: Carter, Charters, Carte, Chartier, Harte, Carver, Charrier, Harter

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Charter Family Origin

Where is the Charter family from?

Charter Family Occupations

What did your Charter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Boucher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charter. The most common Charter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Charter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Charter family was Cultivateur.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Boucher

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cultivateur

    10%

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

Charter Historical Records

What Charter family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Charter Life Expectancy

What is the average Charter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Charter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Charter in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charter 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 Charter Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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