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Charters Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the French city of Chartres, named for a Gaulish tribe, recorded in Latin sources as the Carnutes, whose seat it was.

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


Similar surnames: Chester, Charter, Charles, Chambers, Carter, Carver, Cater, Chartier

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Charters Family Origin

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Charters Family Occupations

What did your Charters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charters. The most common Charters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Charters's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Charters family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Charters Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Charters Life Expectancy

What is the average Charters lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Charters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Charters in 1947 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charters 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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