Chidester Family History

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Chidester Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably an American altered form of English Chichester. It is not found in English records.

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


Similar surnames: Chedester, Chichester, Hardester, Piester, Chester, Chidsey, Clester

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Chidester Family Origin

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Chidester Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chidester. A less common occupation for the Chidester family was Keeping House. The most common Chidester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Chidester's were Farmers.

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Chidester Historical Records

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Chidester Life Expectancy

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