Chisenhall Family History

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Chisenhall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chisnall Hall in Lancashire, which is named with Old English cisen ‘gravelly’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Mendenhall, Coggeshall, Hudnall, Rishell, Whitehall, Threlfall

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Chisenhall Family Origin

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Chisenhall Family Occupations

What did your Chisenhall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chisenhall family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chisenhall. The most common Chisenhall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Chisenhall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Chisenhall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chisenhall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chisenhall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Chisenhall

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chisenhall. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chisenhall. For the veterans among your Chisenhall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chisenhall Life Expectancy

What is the average Chisenhall lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Chisenhall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Chisenhall in 1960 was 74, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chisenhall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chisenhall 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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