Childrey Family History

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Childrey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Childrey in Oxfordshire, which is named for Childrey Brook. This is probably ‘stream (Old English rith) of Cilla (masculine) or Cille (feminine)’, but the first element could alternatively be Old English cille ‘spring’. The surname has died out in England.

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

Similar surnames: Chipley, Childre, Childers, Chidsey, Chalkley, Cowdrey, Child, Coley

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Childrey Family Origin

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Childrey Family Occupations

What did your Childrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Childrey family was Farm Laborer. The most common Childrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Childrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Childrey.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Druggist

  • Farm Laborer


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

Childrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Childrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Childrey 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Childrey. 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 608 military records available for the last name Childrey. For the veterans among your Childrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Childrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Childrey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Childrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Childrey in 1963 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

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