Chatwin Family History

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Chatwin Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Chetwynd, from the Old English personal name Ceatta + Old English (ge)wind ‘winding ascent’.

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

Similar surnames: Chattin, Hadwin, Cain, Harwin, Chatham, Chaplin, Catton, Haskin

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Chatwin Family Origin

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Chatwin Family Occupations

What did your Chatwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brass Finisher, Farming and Fish Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatwin. The most common Chatwin occupation in the USA was Brass Finisher. 17% of Chatwin's were Brass Finishers. A less common occupation for the Chatwin family was Gold-Cutter.

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  • Brass Finisher

  • Farming

  • Fish Dealer

  • Gold-Cutter


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

Chatwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Chatwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chatwin 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Chatwin. 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 993 military records available for the last name Chatwin. For the veterans among your Chatwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chatwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Chatwin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Chatwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Chatwin in 1961 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chatwin 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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