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Chadwick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Merseyside (formerly in Lancashire), Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wic) of Ceadel’. The other in Worcestershire and the one in Merseyside are named as ‘Ceadda’s dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, St. Chad.

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


Similar surnames: Harwick, Hardwick, Cowick, Barwick, Howick, Stanwick, Warwick

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Chadwick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chadwick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chadwick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Chadwick Family Origin

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Chadwick Family Occupations

What did your Chadwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chadwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Chadwick's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chadwick. A less common occupation for the Chadwick family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Chadwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 259,000 census records available for the last name Chadwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chadwick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Chadwick. 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 Card

There are 29,000 military records available for the last name Chadwick. For the veterans among your Chadwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chadwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Chadwick lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Chadwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chadwick in 1941 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chadwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chadwick ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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