Chilson Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Chilson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chilson in Oxfordshire, named with Old English cild ‘young man’ (see Child) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Chilton, Hilton, Milton, Philson, Hitson, Ison, Tilson, Coulson

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Chilson Family Origin

Where is the Chilson family from?

SHOW MORE

Chilson Family Occupations

What did your Chilson ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Chilson | Data not to scale

Chilson Historical Records

What Chilson family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Chilson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Chilson

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Chilson Life Expectancy

What is the average Chilson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chilson 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Chilson Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name