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Cerise Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from La Cerise or Torrent-La Cerise placenames in Valle d'Aosta from French cerise ‘cherry’ (see 2 below). French: from cerise ‘cherry’ (from Latin cerasus) applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold cherries.

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


Similar surnames: Derise, Ceraso, Meise, Cerino, Serie, Curie, Crose, Ceresa, Zeise

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Where is the Cerise family from?

You can see how Cerise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cerise family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cerise families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Cerise family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Cerise's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Cerise families in 1840.
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What did your Cerise ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cerise. 55% of Cerise men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Cerise women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cerise were Farm Laborer and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Teamster
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    45%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cerise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cerise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 353 immigration records available for the last name Cerise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 277 military records available for the last name Cerise. For the veterans among your Cerise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cerise lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cerise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cerise in 1958 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

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