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Chateau Name Meaning

French (Château): from Old French chastel ‘castle’, ‘fortified building’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a castle or an occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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


Similar surnames: Duchateau, Chatel, Chase, Buteau, Champeau, Chatelain, Croteau, Cater

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Chateau Family Origin

Where is the Chateau family from?

Chateau Family Occupations

What did your Chateau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dressmaking and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chateau. A less common occupation for the Chateau family was Keeping House. The most common Chateau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Chateau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Dressmaking

    13%
  • Housekeeper

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

Chateau Historical Records

What Chateau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chateau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chateau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Chateau

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chateau. 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 Chateau. For the veterans among your Chateau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chateau Life Expectancy

What is the average Chateau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chateau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chateau in 1963 was 85, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chateau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chateau 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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