Chieffo Family History

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Chieffo Name Meaning

Altered spelling Italian (Calabrian) Chiefo, which is probably from a nickname, perhaps with sinister connotations, from ceffo ‘muzzle’, ‘snout’, ‘bestial face’ (from French chef ‘head’, from Latin caput).

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


Similar surnames: Cheff, Griffo, Cioffi, Ciervo, Chico, Chiaro, Hefty, Ciuffo, Chaffin

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Chieffo Family Origin

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Chieffo Family Occupations

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Chieffo Historical Records

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Chieffo Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chieffo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Chieffo in 1955 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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