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Origins of the Chane surname

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About the Chanes

We have a total number of 407 records for people with the last name Chane.

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Where do most Chanes live?

In 1921, most Chanes lived in West Wales.

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Interesting facts about Chanes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 191 records for the Chane surname. The oldest one dates back to 1897.

Who were Chanes most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Chane first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Chanes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Chanes in 1921


Cook Domestic


Domestic Servant






Common Male occupations for Chanes in 1921




Agricultural Labourer






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