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Chiu Family History

Chiu Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Qiu 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zhao. Chinese : variant of Qiu 2. Chinese : variant of Qiu 3. Chinese : variant of Qiu 4.

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

Similar surnames: Chiou, Chin, Chu, Chi, Chau, Chou, Chao, Shiu, Chim, Qiu

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Where is the Chiu family from?

You can see how Chiu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chiu family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Chiu family living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Chiu's in the USA. New York and 2 other states had the highest population of Chiu families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chiu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chiu ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chiu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chiu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Chiu. 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 Cards

There are 768 military records available for the last name Chiu. For the veterans among your Chiu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chiu lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chiu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Chiu in 1962 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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