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Chevis Family History

Chevis Name Meaning
English: from Middle English cheuyn, Old French chevesne ‘chub’, possibly applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way, or as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller.

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

12,946 Historical Documents with Chevis on Ancestry.com
3,599 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
366 Military Records
228 Immigration Records
4,159 Census and Voter Lists
4,594 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chevis Families

  • Number of Chevis families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chevis families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Chevis families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chevis census records

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Chevis Family Origin

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Chevis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chevis

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Chevis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chevis census records

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Chevis Civil War Service Records

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