Chesterman Family History

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Chesterman Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a Roman fort, Old English ceaster, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places mentioned at Chester.

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

Similar surnames: Hesterman, Westerman, Chester, Westermann, Fesperman, Counterman

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Chesterman Family Origin

Where is the Chesterman family from?

Chesterman Family Occupations

What did your Chesterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Car Builder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesterman. The most common Chesterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Chesterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chesterman family was Cook.

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  • Farmer

  • Car Builder

  • Carpenter

  • Cook


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

Chesterman Historical Records

What Chesterman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Chesterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chesterman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chesterman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chesterman. For the veterans among your Chesterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chesterman Life Expectancy

What is the average Chesterman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Chesterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chesterman in 1957 was 60, and 45 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesterman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chesterman 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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