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Cherkas Family History

Cherkas Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Cherkassy in Ukraine.

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

2,295 Historical Documents with Cherkas on Ancestry.com
758 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
114 Military Records
144 Immigration Records
1,001 Census and Voter Lists
278 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cherkas Families

  • Number of Cherkas families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cherkas families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cherkas last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cherkas Family Origin

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