Challen Family History

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Challen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hallen, Allen, Halley, Halle, Hillen, Hallin, Hollen, Hellen, Whallon

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Challen Family Origin

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Challen Family Occupations

What did your Challen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Challen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

In 1880, the most common Challen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Challen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Challen family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Challen.

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Challen Historical Records

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Challen Life Expectancy

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