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Cherian Family History

Cherian Name Meaning
Indian (Kerala): derivative of Hebrew-Aramaic Zecharya (see Zacharias), and variant of Zacharias among Kerala Christians. The final -n is the Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix. In India it is found only as a given name, but in the U.S. it is also used as a family name among families from Kerala.

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

1,147 Historical Documents with Cherian on Ancestry.com
627 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31 Military Records
137 Immigration Records
219 Census and Voter Lists
133 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cherian Families

  • Number of Cherian families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cherian Family Origin

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Cherian Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cherian

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Cherian Family Occupations

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