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Childress Family History

Childress Name Meaning
English: metathesized variant of Childers.

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

605,316 Historical Documents with Childress on Ancestry.com
110,113 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,358 Military Records
1,503 Immigration Records
58,781 Census and Voter Lists
416,561 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Childress Families

  • Number of Childress families
     189 - 376
     64 - 188
     1 - 63
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Childress families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Childress last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Childress census records

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Childress 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 Childress 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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Childress Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Childress 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 Childress

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Childress Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Childress census records

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

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

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Childress Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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