Chestnutt Family History

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Chestnutt Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Chestnut.

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


Similar surnames: Chesnutt, Chestnut, Chesnut, Petitt, Chesna, Cornutt, Heskett

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Chestnutt Family Origin

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Chestnutt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chestnutt family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chestnutt. The most common Chestnutt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Chestnutt's were Farmers.

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Chestnutt Historical Records

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Chestnutt Life Expectancy

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