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

What did your Chancey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Painter

    5%

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

Chancey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Chancey Life Expectancy

What is the average Chancey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Chancey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Chancey in 1946 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chancey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chancey 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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