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Chastain Name Meaning

French: from Old French castan(h) ‘chestnut tree’ (Latin castanea), hence a topographic name for someone living near a particular chestnut tree or group of them, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.

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


Similar surnames: Cassin, Castagna, Castagno, Chapin, Chain, Captain, Mastin, Chaffin

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Chastain Family Origin

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Chastain Family Occupations

What did your Chastain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chastain family was Farming. The most common Chastain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Chastain's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chastain.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    2%

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Chastain Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chastain ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Chastain Life Expectancy

What is the average Chastain lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Chastain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chastain in 1941 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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