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Chestnut Name Meaning

English: from early English chesten nut ‘chestnut’ (from Middle English chesteine ‘chestnut’ + nut), a topographic name for someone who lived by a chestnut tree, or possibly a nickname for someone with chestnut-colored hair.

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

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Chestnut Family Origin

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Chestnut Family Occupations

What did your Chestnut ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Chestnut occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Chestnut's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chestnut. A less common occupation for the Chestnut family was Carpenter.

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Chestnut Historical Records

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Chestnut Life Expectancy

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