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Christie Family History

Christie Name Meaning

Scottish: from the personal name Christie, a pet form of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Christel, Christos, Christian, Christen, Christ, Christou, Crist

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Where is the Christie family from?

You can see how Christie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Christie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Christie families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1840 there were 70 Christie families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Christie's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Christie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Christie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Christie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Christie. 13% of Christie men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Christie women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christie were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

There are 265,000 census records available for the last name Christie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christie 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 58,000 immigration records available for the last name Christie. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Christie. For the veterans among your Christie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Christie lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Christie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Christie in 1940 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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