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Where is the Charest family from?
You can see how Charest families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Charest family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Charest families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 14 Charest families living in Massachusetts. This was about 27% of all the recorded Charest's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Charest families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Charest surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Charest. 17% of Charest men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Charest women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Charest were Weaver and Teacher.