Cheatwood Family History

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Cheatwood Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Chetwode (see Chitwood).

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


Similar surnames: Chitwood, Gatwood, Cleaton, Yearwood, Hagwood, Caywood, Heywood

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Cheatwood Family Origin

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Cheatwood Family Occupations

What did your Cheatwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Assessor Of Taxes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheatwood. A less common occupation for the Cheatwood family was Farm Tenant. The most common Cheatwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Cheatwood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    76%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Assessor Of Taxes

    2%
  • Farm Tenant

    2%

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

Cheatwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cheatwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Cheatwood lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cheatwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cheatwood in 1958 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheatwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheatwood 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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