Chun Family History

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Chun Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Qin 1. Korean: variant of Chon. English (Wiltshire): variant spelling of Chunn.

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


Similar surnames: Chin, Chung, Chu, Chan, Chui, Chew, Chi, Chon, Chunn, Chee

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Chun Family Origin

Where is the Chun family from?

Chun Family Occupations

What did your Chun ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chun occupation in Canada was Clerk. 25% of Chun's were Clerks. Clerk, Cook and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chun. A less common occupation for the Chun family was Washerman.

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  • Clerk

    25%
  • Cook

    25%
  • Miner

    25%
  • Washerman

    25%

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

Chun Historical Records

What Chun family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Chun Life Expectancy

What is the average Chun lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Chun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Chun in 1948 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chun 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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