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Chatman Name Meaning

English: possibly an altered spelling of Chapman. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Schattmann, a North German form of Schatzmann (see Schatzman).

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


Similar surnames: Cottman, Hayman, Calman, Claman, Harman, Chapman, Carman, Clayman

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Chatman Family Origin

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Chatman Family Occupations

What did your Chatman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chatman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Chatman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chatman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatman.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Chatman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chatman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chatman 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 Chatman

Passenger List

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

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Chatman Life Expectancy

What is the average Chatman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Chatman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chatman in 1942 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chatman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chatman 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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