Chartier Family History

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Chartier Name Meaning

French: reduced form of Charretier, an occupational name for a carter, from an agent derivative of Old French charette ‘cart’ (see Charette).

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

Similar surnames: Charlier, Carter, Carrier, Carver, Cater, Chandler, Barbier, Charter

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Chartier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chartier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chartier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Chartier Family Origin

Where is the Chartier family from?

Chartier Family Occupations

What did your Chartier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chartier family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chartier. The most common Chartier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Chartier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Chartier Historical Records

What Chartier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Chartier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chartier 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Chartier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Chartier. For the veterans among your Chartier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chartier Life Expectancy

What is the average Chartier lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Chartier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Chartier in 1948 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chartier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chartier 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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