Chumney Family History

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Chumney Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an altered form of English Chumley.

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


Similar surnames: Crumley, Curley, Kutney, Clowney, Chumbley, Churney, Chumley, Hurney

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Chumney Family Origin

Where is the Chumney family from?

Chumney Family Occupations

What did your Chumney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chumney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Chumney's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chumney. A less common occupation for the Chumney family was Well Builder.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Well Builder

    6%

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

Chumney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chumney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chumney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Chumney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chumney. 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 Chumney. For the veterans among your Chumney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chumney Life Expectancy

What is the average Chumney lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Chumney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Chumney in 1946 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chumney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chumney 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.

Famous Chumney Family

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