Chesnut Family History

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Chesnut Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut.

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


Similar surnames: Chesnutt, Chestnut, Chestnutt, Chesher, Chesna, Crest, Chesbro

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Chesnut Family Origin

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Chesnut Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Clergyman

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Painter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesnut. The most common Chesnut occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Chesnut's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chesnut family was Clergyman.

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Chesnut Historical Records

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Chesnut Life Expectancy

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