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Chea Family History

Chea Name Meaning

Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Chua, Che, Chee, Chia, Tea, Cada, Schena, Blea, Chew, Rhea

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Where is the Chea family from?

You can see how Chea families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chea family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Chea families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Chea families living in British Columbia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Chea's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Chea families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chea surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chea ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cook was the top reported job for people in the CA named Chea. 38% of Chea men worked as a Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
    38%
  • Labourer
    38%
  • Laborer
    25%
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What Chea family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chea census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Chea. 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 Cards

There are 566 military records available for the last name Chea. For the veterans among your Chea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chea lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Chea in 1959 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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