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Chism Family History

Chism Name Meaning
Irish (Antrim): shortened form of Scottish Chisholm.

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

168,198 Historical Documents with Chism on Ancestry.com
34,198 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,587 Military Records
637 Immigration Records
21,295 Census and Voter Lists
106,481 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chism Families

  • Number of Chism families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chism 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 Chism last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chism census records

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Chism Family Origin

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Chism Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chism

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Chism Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chism census records

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Chism Civil War Service Records

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