Chesnick Family History

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Chesnick Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from an eastern Slavic word meaning ‘garlic’ (e.g. Russian chesnok, Ukrainian chosnyk), either a nickname or a metonymic occupational name.

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

Similar surnames: Chernick, Chapnick, Mednick, Schnick, Pernick, Cherniak, Lesnik

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Chesnick Family Origin

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Chesnick Family Occupations

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Chesnick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 911 census records available for the last name Chesnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesnick 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Chesnick. 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 314 military records available for the last name Chesnick. For the veterans among your Chesnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesnick Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Chesnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Chesnick in 1965 was 66, and 80 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesnick 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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