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Chisolm Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Chisholm.

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


Similar surnames: Chisom, Chisholm, Chism, Chisum, Chisam, Chisley, Caison, Hason

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Chisolm Family Origin

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Chisolm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

In 1880, the most common Chisolm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Chisolm's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chisolm. A less common occupation for the Chisolm family was Farm Hand.

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Chisolm Historical Records

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Chisolm Life Expectancy

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