Chunn Family History

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Chunn Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of German Tschann, from a short form of Johannes.

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


Similar surnames: Hunn, Thun, Cuny, Chun, Churn, Chugg, Chino, Chuba, Gunn, Chute

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Chunn Family Origin

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Chunn Family Occupations

What did your Chunn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chunn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Chunn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chunn. A less common occupation for the Chunn family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Chunn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chunn Life Expectancy

What is the average Chunn lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Chunn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chunn in 1952 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chunn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chunn 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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