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Cherry Family History

Cherry Name Meaning
English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch.

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

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Name Distribution of Cherry Families

  • Number of Cherry families
     212 - 422
     71 - 211
     1 - 70
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cherry families
     252 - 501
     85 - 251
     1 - 84
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cherry families
     84 - 166
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cherry census records

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Cherry Family Origin

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Cherry Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cherry

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Cherry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cherry census records

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Cherry Civil War Service Records

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