Chism Name Meaning

Irish (Antrim): shortened form of Scottish Chisholm.

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


Similar surnames: Chisum, Chisam, Chisom, Chris, Chisolm, Chick, Chico, Crisp, Clise

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Chism Family Origin

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Chism Family Occupations

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  • School

    40%
  • M.E. Preacher

    20%
  • Ship Carpenter

    20%
  • Student

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chism family was Student. The most common Chism occupation in Canada was School. 40% of Chism's were Schools. School, M.E. Preacher and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chism.

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Chism Historical Records

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Chism Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Chism life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Chism in 1946 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chism

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