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Chelius Family History

Chelius Name Meaning
German: humanistic name adopted in the early 16th century by Pankratius Chelius, Lutheran pastor of Oberwiddersheim, Hesse. His original German name was Kiste, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of chests or boxes.pwh; Web.

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

11,323 Historical Documents with Chelius on Ancestry.com
2,292 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
267 Military Records
192 Immigration Records
1,273 Census and Voter Lists
7,299 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chelius Families

  • Number of Chelius families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chelius families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chelius last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Chelius Family Origin

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Chelius Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Chelius

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Chelius Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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