Chittenden Family History

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Chittenden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Chittenden, probably from an Old English personal name Citta (perhaps a byname derived from ci{dh} ‘shoot’, ‘sprout’) + -ing- denoting association + Old English denn ‘swine pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Crittenden, Brissenden, Catterton, Chatterton, Chesterman, Challender

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Chittenden Family Origin

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Chittenden Family Occupations

What did your Chittenden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chittenden family was Local Preacher. Clerk, Dentist and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chittenden. The most common Chittenden occupation in Canada was Clerk. 22% of Chittenden's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    22%
  • Dentist

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Local Preacher

    11%

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

Chittenden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chittenden Life Expectancy

What is the average Chittenden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chittenden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chittenden in 1959 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chittenden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chittenden 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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