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Cheairs Name Meaning

Americanized form of de la Chare, a French Huguenot name of uncertain derivation. It may be a habitational name from Croix-de-la-Chaire, a district of Genis-Terrenoire.

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


Similar surnames: Chard, Hearn, Chevis, Chelius, Cheers, Cheshire, Caire, Char, Cherian

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Cheairs Family Origin

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Cheairs Family Occupations

What did your Cheairs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cheairs family was Farmer. The most common Cheairs occupation in the USA was Farm. 19% of Cheairs's were Farms. Farm, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheairs.

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  • Farm

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Farmer

    8%

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Cheairs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cheairs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cheairs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cheairs. 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 Cheairs. For the veterans among your Cheairs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cheairs Life Expectancy

What is the average Cheairs lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cheairs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cheairs in 1956 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheairs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheairs 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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