Chastain Family History

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Chastain Name Meaning

French: from Old French castan(h) ‘chestnut tree’ (Latin castanea), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.

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


Similar surnames: Cassin, Castagna, Castagno, Chapin, Chain, Captain, Mastin, Chaffin

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Chastain Family Origin

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Chastain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chastain. The most common Chastain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Chastain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chastain family was Farming.

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Chastain Historical Records

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Chastain Life Expectancy

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