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Chmela Family History

Chmela Name Meaning
Czech: from Czech chmel ‘hops’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops.

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

5,551 Historical Documents with Chmela on Ancestry.com
2,656 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
421 Military Records
322 Immigration Records
840 Census and Voter Lists
1,312 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chmela Families

  • Number of Chmela families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chmela last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chmela census records

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Chmela 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 Chmela 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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Chmela Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Chmela 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 Chmela

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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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Chmela Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chmela census records

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

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

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Military Service by Chmela

Did the Chmelas fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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