Chilcott Family History

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Chilcott Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Somerset named Childcott, from the Old English personal name Ceola (a short form of various compound names beginning with ceol ‘ship’) + Old English cot ‘cottage’, ‘dwelling’. variant of Chilcote.

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

Similar surnames: Chilcote, Wilcott, Calcote, Chilton, Callicott, Walcott, Wolcott

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Chilcott Family Origin

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Chilcott Family Occupations

What did your Chilcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chilcott family was Keeping House. The most common Chilcott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Chilcott's were Farmers. Farmer, Day Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chilcott.

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  • Farmer

  • Day Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Chilcott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Chilcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chilcott 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 Chilcott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Chilcott. For the veterans among your Chilcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chilcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Chilcott lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Chilcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Chilcott in 1950 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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