Chevrier Family History

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Chevrier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a goatherd, from an agent derivative of chèvre ‘goat’ (Latin capra ‘nanny goat’).

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

Similar surnames: Cheever, Chevalier, Perrier, Carrier, Chartier, Charlier, Chenier

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Chevrier Family Origin

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Chevrier Family Occupations

What did your Chevrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chevrier family was At School. Farmer, Cultivateur and Rentier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chevrier. The most common Chevrier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Chevrier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Rentier

  • At School


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chevrier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chevrier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Chevrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chevrier 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 950 immigration records available for the last name Chevrier. 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 410 military records available for the last name Chevrier. For the veterans among your Chevrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chevrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Chevrier lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chevrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Chevrier in 1955 was 60, and 35 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chevrier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chevrier 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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