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Chatelain Name Meaning

English and French (Châtelain): status name for the governor or constable of a castle, or the warder of a prison, from Norman Old French chastelain (Latin castellanus, a derivative of castellum ‘castle’).

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


Similar surnames: Chamberlain, Chaplin, Chateau, Chastain, Chatel, Chapdelaine, Chaffin

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Chatelain Family Origin

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Chatelain Family Occupations

What did your Chatelain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chatelain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Chatelain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chatelain family was Going To School. Farmer, Labourer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatelain.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Going To School

    11%

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

Chatelain Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chatelain Life Expectancy

What is the average Chatelain lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Chatelain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Chatelain in 1957 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chatelain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chatelain 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 Chatelain Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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