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Cherian Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): derivative of Hebrew-Aramaic Zecharya (see Zacharias), and variant of Zacharias among Kerala Christians. The final -n is the Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix. In India it is found only as a given name, but in the U.S. it is also used as a family name among families from Kerala.

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


Similar surnames: Herran, Chernin, Sherman, German, Perman, Cyprian, Cherin, Cherico

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Cherian Family Origin

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Cherian Family Occupations

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Cherian Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Cherian Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Cherian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cherian in 1971 was 67, and 85 in 2003.

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