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Chelius Name Meaning

German: humanistic name adopted in the early 16th century by Pankratius Chelius, Lutheran pastor of Oberwiddersheim, Hesse. His original German name was Kiste, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of chests or boxes.

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


Similar surnames: Sheline, Melis, Chevis, Heiss, Helmus, Crecelius, Melius, Cornelius

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Chelius Family Origin

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Chelius Family Occupations

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  • Brickmaker

    13%
  • Cashier Beer Parlor

    13%
  • Drives Truck

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Chelius occupation in the USA was Brickmaker. 13% of Chelius's were Brickmakers. A less common occupation for the Chelius family was Farmer. Brickmaker, Cashier Beer Parlor and Drives Truck were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chelius.

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Chelius Historical Records

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Chelius Life Expectancy

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