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Chee Family History

Chee Name Meaning

Native American (Navajo): from an American English shortened and altered form of a Navajo personal name based on (or just composed of) the word łichíí' ‘red’ such as Hastiin Chíí' ‘Red Man’ (see Hosteen ). Chinese: variant of Chi . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 謝 see Xie Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 朱 see Zhu Korean: variant of Chi 10.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Che, Chew, Choe, Rhee, Chae, Ree, Ghee, Clee, Chea, Cohee

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Where is the Chee family from?

You can see how Chee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Chee families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 44 Chee families living in British Columbia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Chee's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Chee families in 1911.
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What did your Chee ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Chee. 45% of Chee men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Laundryman
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Chee. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chee. For the veterans among your Chee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chee lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Chee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Chee in 1952 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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