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Chanin Family History

Chanin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Khane, from Hebrew ?Hanna (see Hanna).

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


Similar surnames: Chaikin, Hanis, Chait, Hanan, Chazen, Ohanian, Chattin, Chasin, Ghani

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Where is the Chanin family from?

You can see how Chanin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chanin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Chanin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Chanin family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Chanin's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Chanin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chanin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chanin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chanin. 23% of Chanin men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Chanin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chanin were Proprietor and Salesgirl.

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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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Bookeeper
    17%
  • Salesgirl
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chanin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chanin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chanin. 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 400 military records available for the last name Chanin. For the veterans among your Chanin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chanin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chanin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Chanin in 1962 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

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