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Where is the Chown family from?
You can see how Chown families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chown family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chown families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Chown family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Chown's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Chown families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chown surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chown. 23% of Chown men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Chown women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chown were Foreman and Reg Nurse.