Chivington Family History

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Chivington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chevington in Suffolk or from East or West Chevington in Northumberland. The first is named with an Old English personal name Cifa (genitive Cifan) + Old English tun ‘settlement’; the second is from the same personal name + -ing-, denoting association, + tun.

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

Similar surnames: Covington, Henington, Cherrington, Carrington, Heffington, Huffington

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Chivington Family Origin

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Chivington Family Occupations

What did your Chivington ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Editor And Publisher

  • Keeping House


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Chivington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chivington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chivington 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 65 immigration records available for the last name Chivington. 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 291 military records available for the last name Chivington. For the veterans among your Chivington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chivington Life Expectancy

What is the average Chivington lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chivington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Chivington in 1963 was 95, and 76 in 2004.

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