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Chellis Name Meaning

Possibly Italian: from the personal name Chello, a short form of Rustichello, itself a pet form of a nickname from rustico ‘country dweller’, ‘rustic’. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Challis, Crellin, Chevis, Ellis, Celli, Bellis, Dellis

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Chellis Family Origin

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Chellis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chellis family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chellis. The most common Chellis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Chellis's were Farmers.

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Chellis Historical Records

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Chellis Life Expectancy

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