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Chevest Family History

Chevest Name Meaning

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

66 Historical Documents with Chevest on Ancestry.com
28 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1 Military Records
2 Immigration Records
23 Census and Voter Lists
12 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chevest Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chevest census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chevest surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Chevest 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 Chevest families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Chevest Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Chevest 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 Chevest

Using the Social Security Death Index, you can find out how long people with the family name Chevest lived, as well as find information about specific Chevest ancestors. The Social Security Death Index has records for over 70 million names; where you can find birth dates, death dates, addresses, and more.

Chevest Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chevest census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Chevest ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Chevest

Did the Chevests fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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