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

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Policeman

    20%

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

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Chico Historical Records

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Chico Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chico

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