Chenoweth Family History

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Chenoweth Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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


Similar surnames: Chynoweth, Chenowith, Chenier, Hereth, Chene, Chenault, Shehadeh

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Chenoweth Family Origin

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Chenoweth Family Occupations

What did your Chenoweth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chenoweth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Chenoweth's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chenoweth. A less common occupation for the Chenoweth family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Physician

    3%

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

Chenoweth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chenoweth Life Expectancy

What is the average Chenoweth lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Chenoweth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chenoweth in 1942 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chenoweth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chenoweth 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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