Chianese Family History

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Chianese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a southern adjectival form of Piana, a habitational name any of numerous places named with piana ‘plain’, as for example Piana di Gioia Tauro in Calabria.

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

Similar surnames: Catanese, Chiesa, Lanese, Granese, Calvanese, Chaves, Coglianese

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Chianese Family Origin

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Chianese Family Occupations

What did your Chianese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chianese. 39% of Chianese men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Chianese women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chianese were Attendant and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Baker
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Operator
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Chianese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chianese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chianese 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Chianese. 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 362 military records available for the last name Chianese. For the veterans among your Chianese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chianese Life Expectancy

What is the average Chianese lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Chianese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Chianese in 1956 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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