Chapdelaine Family History

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Chapdelaine Name Meaning

French: compound name from Old French chape ‘hooded cloak’, ‘cape’, ‘hat’ + de laine ‘of wool’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such apparel, or as a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive cloak or hat.

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


Similar surnames: Chapin, Chaplin, Chappell, Chatelain, Chapelle, Chamberlain, Capelle

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Chapdelaine Family Origin

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Chapdelaine Family Occupations

What did your Chapdelaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chapdelaine family was School Teacher. Boot Maker, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapdelaine. The most common Chapdelaine occupation in the USA was Boot Maker. 17% of Chapdelaine's were Boot Makers.

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  • Boot Maker

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • School Teacher

    17%

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Chapdelaine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chapdelaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chapdelaine 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 Chapdelaine. 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 Chapdelaine. For the veterans among your Chapdelaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chapdelaine Life Expectancy

What is the average Chapdelaine lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Chapdelaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chapdelaine in 1960 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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