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Chambless Family History

Chambless Name Meaning
English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Chambers. Compare Chambliss. pwh; IGI; Web.

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

66,332 Historical Documents with Chambless on Ancestry.com
13,331 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,171 Military Records
285 Immigration Records
8,326 Census and Voter Lists
42,219 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chambless Families

  • Number of Chambless families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chambless families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chambless last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chambless census records

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Chambless Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Chambless families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Chambless Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Chambless

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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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Chambless Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chambless census records

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Chambless Civil War Service Records

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