Charnock Family History

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Charnock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Charnock Richard or Heath Charnock in southern Lancashire, which are probably named with a derivative of Celtic carn ‘cairn’, ‘pile of stones’ (see Cairns). Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of Polish Czarnoch, a nickname for a dark-haired person, from Polish czarny ‘black’, or possibly of German Scharnack or Tschernak, nicknames from a Slavic word with the same meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Charnley, Chernick, Chinnock, Sharrock, Chapnick, Cherniak, Shryock

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Charnock Family Origin

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Charnock Family Occupations

What did your Charnock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Charnock family was Dredging. Blacksmith, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charnock. The most common Charnock occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Charnock's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Dredging


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Charnock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Charnock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Charnock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Charnock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Charnock. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Charnock. For the veterans among your Charnock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Charnock Life Expectancy

What is the average Charnock lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Charnock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Charnock in 1960 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charnock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charnock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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