Chancey Family History

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Chancey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in France named Chancé. Americanized spelling of German Schanze, a habitational name from Schanze, a place in the Upper Rhine, or a variant of Schantz.

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


Similar surnames: Chancy, Chaney, Chandley, Haney, Chance, Cheney, Hanley, Hanchey

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Chancey Family Origin

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Chancey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Painter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chancey. The most common Chancey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Chancey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chancey family was Painter.

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Chancey Historical Records

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Chancey Life Expectancy

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