Chisum Family History

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Chisum Name Meaning

Americanized form of Scottish Chisholm.

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


Similar surnames: Chisam, Chisom, Chism, Chisolm, Hisey, Chisler, Chris, Caisse, Sessum

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Chisum Family Origin

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Chisum Family Occupations

What did your Chisum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chisum family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chisum. The most common Chisum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Chisum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    21%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    2%

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

Chisum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chisum Life Expectancy

What is the average Chisum lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chisum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Chisum in 1955 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chisum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chisum 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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