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Chadd Family History

Chadd Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Ceadd(a).

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


Similar surnames: Chad, Chard, Cade, Shad, Caddy, Chand, Codd, Child, Gadd, Cady

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Where is the Chadd family from?

You can see how Chadd families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chadd family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Chadd families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Chadd families living in Indiana. This was about 43% of all the recorded Chadd's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Chadd families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chadd surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chadd ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chadd. 31% of Chadd men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Chadd women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Chadd family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Chadd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chadd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 359 immigration records available for the last name Chadd. 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 974 military records available for the last name Chadd. For the veterans among your Chadd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chadd lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chadd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Chadd in 1959 was 58, and 62 in 2004.

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