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Chowhan Family History

Chowhan 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: Chohan, Chauhan, Croghan, Cohan, Chovan, Showman, Cowman, Chown

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Where is the Chowhan family from?

You can see how Chowhan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chowhan family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Chowhan families living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Chowhan's in the USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Chowhan families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chowhan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chowhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Chowhan. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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What Chowhan family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 109 census records available for the last name Chowhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chowhan 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Chowhan. 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 10 military records available for the last name Chowhan. For the veterans among your Chowhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chowhan lifespan?

Average Chowhan life expectancy in 1994 was 92 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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