Chesnut Family History

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Chesnut Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chestnut.

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

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Chesnut Family Origin

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Chesnut Family Occupations

What did your Chesnut ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chesnut family was Works On Farm. The most common Chesnut occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Chesnut's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesnut.

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Chesnut Historical Records

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Chesnut Life Expectancy

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