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Cheyne Family History

Cheyne Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a conspicuous oak tree, or in an oak wood, from Old French chesne ‘oak’.

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

163,578 Historical Documents with Cheyne on Ancestry.com
16,169 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,905 Military Records
4,363 Immigration Records
18,406 Census and Voter Lists
122,735 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cheyne Families

  • Number of Cheyne families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cheyne families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cheyne families
     256 - 510
     86 - 255
     1 - 85
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cheyne census records

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Cheyne Family Origin

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Cheyne Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cheyne families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cheyne

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cheyne Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cheyne census records

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Cheyne Civil War Service Records

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