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Chadwick Family History

Chadwick Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Merseyside (formerly in Lancashire), Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wic) of Ceadel’. The other in Worcestershire and the one in Merseyside are named as ‘Ceadda’s dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, St. Chad.

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

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Name Distribution of Chadwick Families

  • Number of Chadwick families
     144 - 286
     49 - 143
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chadwick families
     4,061 - 8,119
     1,354 - 4,060
     1 - 1,353
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Chadwick families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Chadwick Family Origin

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Chadwick Immigration Information

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Chadwick Family Occupations

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