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Chowder Family History

Chowder Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Crowder, Cowden, Holder, Howden, Coder, Crowner, Clower, Chander

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Where is the Chowder family from?

You can see how Chowder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chowder family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Chowder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Chowder families living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Chowder's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Chowder families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chowder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chowder ancestors do for a living?

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

What Chowder family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 106 census records available for the last name Chowder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chowder 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Chowder. 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 23 military records available for the last name Chowder. For the veterans among your Chowder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chowder lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1999, in the United States, Chowder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chowder in 1976 was 69, and 81 in 1999.

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