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Chambley Name Meaning

English: variant of Chumbley (see Chumley ).

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


Similar surnames: Chumbley, Hambley, Chumbler, Chamlee, Hamblen, Crumbley, Shambley

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Where is the Chambley family from?

You can see how Chambley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chambley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chambley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Chambley families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Chambley's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Chambley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chambley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chambley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chambley. 46% of Chambley men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Chambley women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chambley were Painter and Spinner. .

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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
    46%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Spinner
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chambley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chambley 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Chambley. 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 853 military records available for the last name Chambley. For the veterans among your Chambley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chambley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Chambley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Chambley in 1956 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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