Chrisman Family History

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Chrisman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Christmann. Respelling of English Christman. Respelling of Slovenian Križman (see Krizman 1).

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

Similar surnames: Crisman, Chrismon, Christman, Crissman, Chisman, Christian, Crosman

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Chrisman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chrisman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chrisman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Chrisman Family Origin

Where is the Chrisman family from?

Chrisman Family Occupations

What did your Chrisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chrisman family was Servt. Apprenti Charron, Menuisier and Couturiere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chrisman. The most common Chrisman occupation in Canada was Apprenti Charron. 33% of Chrisman's were Apprenti Charrons.

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  • Apprenti Charron

  • Menuisier

  • Couturiere

  • Servt


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

Chrisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Chrisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chrisman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chrisman. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Chrisman. For the veterans among your Chrisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chrisman Life Expectancy

What is the average Chrisman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chrisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chrisman in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chrisman 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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