Chrisley Family History

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Chrisley Name Meaning

English: variant of Christley. Possibly also an Americanized form of German Kreisler.

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


Similar surnames: Chisley, Chrisler, Crissey, Chesley, Chandley, Christley, Presley

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Chrisley Family Origin

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Chrisley Family Occupations

What did your Chrisley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chrisley family was Keeping House. The most common Chrisley occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Chrisley's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Ice Trade were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chrisley.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Ice Trade

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Chrisley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chrisley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chrisley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chrisley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chrisley. For the veterans among your Chrisley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chrisley Life Expectancy

What is the average Chrisley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Chrisley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chrisley in 1964 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chrisley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chrisley 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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