Chickering Family History

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Chickering Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It is known that the Chickering(e)s or Chickring(e)s who were in Dedham, MA, by c.1670 were originally from Wrentham, Suffolk. However, only four Chickerings (all in Staffordshire) and one Chickring (from Devon) were recorded in the 1881 British census and the surname since seems to have died out altogether in the British Isles.

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

Similar surnames: Pickering, Hocking, Hering, Hickling, Shiring, Picking, Spiering

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Chickering Family Origin

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Chickering Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chickering. The most common Chickering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Chickering's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chickering family was Carpenter.

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Chickering Life Expectancy

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