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Chisman Family History

Chisman Name Meaning
English: variant of Cheeseman.

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

46,940 Historical Documents with Chisman on Ancestry.com
9,573 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
815 Military Records
391 Immigration Records
6,599 Census and Voter Lists
29,562 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chisman Families

  • Number of Chisman families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chisman families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chisman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chisman census records

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Chisman Family Origin

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Chisman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chisman

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Chisman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chisman census records

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Chisman Civil War Service Records

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