Choi Family History

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Choi Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Cai 1. Chinese : variant of Xu 1. Korean: variant of Choe.

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

Similar surnames: Chou, Chui, Chow, Chi, Cho, Chon, Choo, Chai, Chiu, Choe

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Choi Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Choi name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Choi. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Korea & Northern China


  • China


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Japan


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Choi Family Origin

Where is the Choi family from?

Choi Family Occupations

What did your Choi ancestors do for a living?

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

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Choi Historical Records

What Choi family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Choi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Choi 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Choi. 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 711 military records available for the last name Choi. For the veterans among your Choi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Choi Life Expectancy

What is the average Choi lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Choi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Choi in 1958 was 81, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Choi 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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