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

Where is the Chisolm family from?

Chisolm Family Occupations

What did your Chisolm ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Servant

    15%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    10%

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.

Chisolm Historical Records

What Chisolm family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Chisolm Life Expectancy

What is the average Chisolm lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chisolm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Chisolm in 1944 was 20, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chisolm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chisolm 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.

Famous Chisolm Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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