Chestang Family History

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Chestang Name Meaning

French: variant of Chastang, itself a variant of Chastain.

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

Similar surnames: Chastang, Chasten, Cheung, Chesson, Cheong, Chiang, Chang, Chasteen

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Chestang Family Origin

Where is the Chestang family from?

Chestang Family Occupations

What did your Chestang ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chestang occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 15% of Chestang's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Chestang family was Blacksmith. Brick Mason, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chestang.

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  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Chestang Historical Records

What Chestang family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chestang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chestang 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Chestang. 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 208 military records available for the last name Chestang. For the veterans among your Chestang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chestang Life Expectancy

What is the average Chestang lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chestang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chestang in 1959 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chestang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chestang 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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