Chidsey Family History

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Chidsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chedzoy in Somerset, which is named with an Old English personal name Cedd + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’. Americanized spelling of German Schütze, a variant of Schütz (see Schuetz).

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

Similar surnames: Cossey, Chipley, Chisley, Sidney, Childrey, Chancey, Chumley

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Chidsey Family Origin

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Chidsey Family Occupations

What did your Chidsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chidsey family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chidsey. The most common Chidsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Chidsey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Store


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

Chidsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chidsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chidsey 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Chidsey. 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 583 military records available for the last name Chidsey. For the veterans among your Chidsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chidsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Chidsey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chidsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Chidsey in 1962 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chidsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chidsey 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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