Christmas Family History

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Christmas Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname for someone who was born on Christmas Day or had some other particular association with that time of year, from Old English Cristesmæsse ‘mass (i.e. festival) of Christ’. The name was also established in County Waterford, Ireland, in 1622. Translation of French Noel.

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


Similar surnames: Christman, Christian, Christon, Crossman, Christley, Chrismer, Christ

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Christmas Family Origin

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Christmas Family Occupations

What did your Christmas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Christmas. 10% of Christmas men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Christmas women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christmas were Laborer and Hwork

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Hwork
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Christmas Historical Records

What Christmas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Christmas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christmas 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Christmas. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Christmas. For the veterans among your Christmas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Christmas Life Expectancy

What is the average Christmas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Christmas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Christmas in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christmas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christmas 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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