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Chamblee Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of English Chambley .

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

Similar surnames: Shambley, Chandley, Crumble, Hambly, Charnley, Chambley, Hembree

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Where is the Chamblee family from?

You can see how Chamblee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chamblee family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Chamblee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Chamblee families living in North Carolina. This was about 60% of all the recorded Chamblee's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Chamblee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chamblee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chamblee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chamblee. 34% of Chamblee men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Chamblee women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chamblee were Farm Laborer and Clerical. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Clerical
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Chamblee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chamblee 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Chamblee. 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 Chamblee. For the veterans among your Chamblee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chamblee lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Chamblee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Chamblee in 1951 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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