Chiba Family History

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Chiba Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘thousand leaves’; habitational name from Chiba-gun in Shimosa (now part of Chiba prefecture). The Chiba were a branch of the Taira clan, and were powerful in Shimosa from the 12th to 16th centuries.

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

Similar surnames: Chica, Chia, Child, Chuba, Higa, Riba, Camba, Caira, Uchida, Chino

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Chiba Family Origin

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Chiba Family Occupations

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Chiba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 546 census records available for the last name Chiba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chiba 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 Chiba. 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 178 military records available for the last name Chiba. For the veterans among your Chiba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chiba Life Expectancy

What is the average Chiba lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Chiba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chiba in 1963 was 74, and 76 in 2001.

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