Chessher Family History

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Chessher Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cheshire.

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


Similar surnames: Chesher, Chesshir, Chesser, Cheshier, Chessor, Chester, Chessman

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Chessher Family Origin

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Chessher Family Occupations

What did your Chessher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Asst Supt were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chessher. 16% of Chessher men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Chessher women worked as an Asst Supt. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chessher were Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Driller
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Asst Supt
    13%
  • Attendant
    13%
  • H
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Chessher Historical Records

What Chessher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chessher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chessher 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Chessher. 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 560 military records available for the last name Chessher. For the veterans among your Chessher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chessher Life Expectancy

What is the average Chessher lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Chessher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Chessher in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chessher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chessher 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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