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Charnock Family History

Charnock Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Charnock Richard or Heath Charnock in southern Lancashire, which are probably named with a derivative of Celtic carn ‘cairn’, ‘pile of stones’ (see Cairns).Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of Polish Czarnoch, a nickname for a dark-haired person, from Polish czarny ‘black’, or possibly of German Scharnack or Tschernak, nicknames from a Slavic word with the same meaning.

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

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59,887 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,569 Military Records
2,215 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Charnock Families

  • Number of Charnock families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Charnock families
     562 - 1,122
     188 - 561
     1 - 187
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Charnock families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Charnock Family Origin

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Charnock Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Charnock

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Charnock Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Charnock Civil War Service Records

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