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Childs Family History

Childs Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Child 1.

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

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285,120 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
33,326 Military Records
14,641 Immigration Records
233,640 Census and Voter Lists
530,684 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Childs Families

  • Number of Childs families
     187 - 371
     63 - 186
     1 - 62
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Childs families
     582 - 1,162
     195 - 581
     1 - 194
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Childs families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Childs census records

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Childs 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 Childs 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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Childs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Childs 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 Childs

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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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Childs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Childs census records

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

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

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Childs 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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