Chalcraft Family History

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Chalcraft Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chalcraft in Hampshire, named from Old English cealf ‘calf’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Haycraft, Craycraft, Chalfant, Cockcroft, Wheatcroft, Barcroft

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Chalcraft Family Origin

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Chalcraft Family Occupations

What did your Chalcraft ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chalcraft. 16% of Chalcraft men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Chalcraft women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chalcraft were Farm Adviser and Beutician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Farm Adviser
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Sewing
    12%
  • Assistant Part Master
    6%
  • Beutician
    6%

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

Chalcraft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Chalcraft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chalcraft 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Chalcraft. 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 694 military records available for the last name Chalcraft. For the veterans among your Chalcraft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chalcraft Life Expectancy

What is the average Chalcraft lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chalcraft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Chalcraft in 1962 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chalcraft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chalcraft 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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