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Chellis Name Meaning

Possibly Italian: from the personal name Chello, a short form of Rustichello, itself a pet form of a nickname from rustico ‘country dweller’, ‘rustic’. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Challis, Crellin, Chevis, Ellis, Celli, Bellis, Dellis

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Chellis Family Origin

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Chellis Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chellis family was Barber. The most common Chellis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Chellis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chellis.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    2%

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Chellis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chellis Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chellis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chellis in 1944 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chellis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chellis 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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