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Chase Family History

Chase Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a huntsman, or rather a nickname for an exceptionally skilled huntsman, from Middle English chase ‘hunt’ (Old French chasse, from chasser ‘to hunt’, Latin captare).Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a house, probably the occupier of the most distinguished house in the village, from a southern derivative of Latin casa ‘hut’, ‘cottage’, ‘cabin’.

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

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470,281 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
82,161 Military Records
28,764 Immigration Records
373,215 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Chase Families

  • Number of Chase families
     784 - 1,566
     262 - 783
     1 - 261
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chase families
     184 - 365
     62 - 183
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Chase families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Chase Family Origin

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Chase Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chase

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Chase Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chase census records

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Chase Civil War Service Records

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