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Chaput Family History

Chaput Name Meaning
French: nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cloak or hat, from a variant of Chapel.

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

119,284 Historical Documents with Chaput on Ancestry.com
32,382 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,006 Military Records
1,357 Immigration Records
23,820 Census and Voter Lists
59,719 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chaput Families

  • Number of Chaput families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chaput families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chaput last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chaput census records

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Chaput Family Origin

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Chaput Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chaput

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Chaput Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chaput census records

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Chaput Civil War Service Records

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