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Chesmore Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Tschismar (see Chismar), or of Chizmar.

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


Similar surnames: Cashmore, Cudmore, Chismar, Cheston, Haymore, Dunsmore, Creekmore

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Chesmore Family Origin

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Chesmore Family Occupations

What did your Chesmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chesmore family was Postmaster. The most common Chesmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Chesmore's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Not Any Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesmore.

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • Not Any Business

    7%
  • Postmaster

    7%

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

Chesmore Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chesmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesmore lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Chesmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Chesmore in 1958 was 53, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesmore 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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