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Chisnall Family History

Chisnall Name Meaning

from Chisnall Hall in Lancs.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Chisnell, Chisenhall, Shinall, Chisholm, Hudnall, Wignall, Channell

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Where is the Chisnall family from?

You can see how Chisnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chisnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Chisnall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 4 Chisnall families living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Chisnall's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Chisnall families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chisnall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chisnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Chisnall. 34% of Chisnall men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Chisnall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chisnall were Builders Foreman and Cotton Weaver. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Haulage Hand (below)
  • Builders Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Cotton Weaver
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 553 immigration records available for the last name Chisnall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 724 military records available for the last name Chisnall. For the veterans among your Chisnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chisnall lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chisnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Chisnall in 1963 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

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