Christenberry Family History

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Christenberry Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It is said by family historians to be a variant of Questenbury, but no surname or place name of that spelling is known in Britain. It may be an altered form of Glastonbury, a habitational name from the place of this name in Somerset.

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


Similar surnames: Christley, Christopher, Fortenberry, Castleberry, Cushenberry

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Christenberry Family Origin

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Christenberry Family Occupations

What did your Christenberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Christenberry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Christenberry's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christenberry. A less common occupation for the Christenberry family was Carriage Maker.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Carriage Maker

    9%

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Christenberry Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Christenberry Life Expectancy

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Average Christenberry life expectancy in 2003 was 65 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christenberry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christenberry 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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