Chesshir Family History

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Chesshir Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cheshire.

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


Similar surnames: Chessher, Chesher, Cheshier, Chesser, Chessor, Cheshire, Chester

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Chesshir Family Origin

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Chesshir Family Occupations

What did your Chesshir ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chesshir. 26% of Chesshir men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Chesshir women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chesshir were Asst Manager and Checker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Tenant
    6%
  • Asst Manager
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Assistant Project Supervisor
    7%
  • Checker
    7%

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

Chesshir Historical Records

What Chesshir family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chesshir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesshir 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Chesshir. 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 195 military records available for the last name Chesshir. For the veterans among your Chesshir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesshir Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesshir lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Chesshir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Chesshir in 1948 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesshir

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesshir 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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