Christmas Family History

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Christmas Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname for someone who was born on Christmas Day or had some other particular association with that time of year, from Old English Cristesmæsse ‘mass (i.e. festival) of Christ’. The name was also established in County Waterford, Ireland, in 1622. Translation of French Noel.

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


Similar surnames: Christman, Christian, Christon, Crossman, Christley, Chrismer, Christ

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Christmas Family Origin

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Christmas Family Occupations

What did your Christmas ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Christmas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Christmas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Christmas family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christmas.

Source: Census data for Christmas | Data not to scale

Christmas Historical Records

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Christmas Life Expectancy

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Famous Christmas Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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