Chambless Family History

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Chambless Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Chambers. Compare Chambliss.

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


Similar surnames: Chambliss, Chamness, Chambley, Harless, Harkless, Hambley, Charles

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Chambless Family Origin

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Chambless Family Occupations

What did your Chambless ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chambless occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Chambless's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chambless. A less common occupation for the Chambless family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Chambless Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chambless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chambless census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Chambless

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chambless. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chambless. For the veterans among your Chambless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chambless Life Expectancy

What is the average Chambless lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Chambless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chambless in 1949 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chambless

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chambless 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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