Chisolm Family History

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Chisolm Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Chisholm.

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


Similar surnames: Chisom, Chisholm, Chism, Chisum, Chisam, Chisley, Caison, Hason

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Chisolm Family Origin

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Chisolm Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Servant

    15%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chisolm family was Shoemaker. The most common Chisolm occupation in Canada was Farmer. 15% of Chisolm's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chisolm.

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Chisolm Historical Records

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Chisolm Life Expectancy

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