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Chafin Family History

Chafin Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Chaffin.

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

107,272 Historical Documents with Chafin on Ancestry.com
16,309 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,058 Military Records
307 Immigration Records
11,419 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Chafin Families

  • Number of Chafin families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chafin families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chafin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chafin census records

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Chafin Family Origin

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Chafin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Chafin families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Chafin

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Chafin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chafin census records

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Chafin Civil War Service Records

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