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Chadwell Name Meaning

English: variant of Caldwell .

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

Similar surnames: Shadwell, Caldwell, Bradwell, Cordwell, Claywell, Caswell, Haswell

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Where is the Chadwell family from?

You can see how Chadwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chadwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Chadwell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Chadwell families living in Virginia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Chadwell's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Chadwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chadwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chadwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chadwell. 22% of Chadwell men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Chadwell women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chadwell were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Chadwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chadwell 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 916 immigration records available for the last name Chadwell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Chadwell. For the veterans among your Chadwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chadwell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Chadwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chadwell in 1954 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

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