Childs Family History

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Childs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Child 1.

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


Similar surnames: Chiles, Child, Hinds, Childers, Chill, Wilds, Cords, Chilton, Fails

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Childs Family Origin

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Childs Family Occupations

What did your Childs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Childs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Childs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Childs. A less common occupation for the Childs family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Childs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Childs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Childs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Childs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Childs. For the veterans among your Childs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Childs Life Expectancy

What is the average Childs lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Childs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Childs in 1941 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Childs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Childs 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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