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Chenault Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near an irrigation channel, from Old French chenal ‘channel’, ‘pipe’ (Late Latin canalis, a derivative of canna ‘reed’).

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


Similar surnames: Henault, Channell, Chinault, Denault, Devault, Legault, Dussault

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Chenault Family Origin

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Chenault Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chenault family was Farm Laborer. The most common Chenault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Chenault's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chenault.

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Chenault Historical Records

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Chenault Life Expectancy

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