Chown Family History

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Chown Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Chun(n).

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


Similar surnames: Crown, Chow, Lown, Chew, Thorn, Corn, Horn, Down, Choma, Cahow

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Chown Family Origin

Where is the Chown family from?

Chown Family Occupations

What did your Chown ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chown occupation in Canada was Hardware. 13% of Chown's were Hardwares. A less common occupation for the Chown family was Physician. Hardware, Agent and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chown.

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  • Hardware

    13%
  • Agent

    9%
  • Merchant

    9%
  • Physician

    9%

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

Chown Historical Records

What Chown family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Chown Life Expectancy

What is the average Chown lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Chown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chown in 1960 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chown 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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