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Cheramie Family History

Cheramie Name Meaning
Variant spelling, frequent in LA, of French Cheramy, a nickname from cher ‘dear’ + ami ‘friend’, not perhaps for someone who was a ‘dear friend’ so much as for someone who used the expression a great deal.

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

27,932 Historical Documents with Cheramie on Ancestry.com
3,634 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
559 Military Records
156 Immigration Records
1,779 Census and Voter Lists
21,804 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cheramie Families

  • Number of Cheramie families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cheramie families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cheramie last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cheramie census records

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Cheramie Family Origin

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Cheramie Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cheramie

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Cheramie Family Occupations

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Military Service by Cheramie

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