Chico Family History

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Chico Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from chico ‘small’, ‘young’ (of uncertain origin, perhaps from Latin ciccum ‘trifle’), applied as a nickname for a small man, or for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. Portuguese: from a pet form of the personal name Francisco, a vernacular form of Franciscus (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Chino, Chica, Chick, Hick, Chirico, Amico, Child, Cunico, Charo, Chao

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Chico Family Origin

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Chico Family Occupations

What did your Chico ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chico family was Policeman. The most common Chico occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Chico's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chico.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Policeman

    20%

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

Chico Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chico 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chico. 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 Chico. For the veterans among your Chico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chico Life Expectancy

What is the average Chico lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Chico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Chico in 1953 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chico

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chico 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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