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Cherico Family History

Cherico Name Meaning

Italian: probably a variant spelling of Chierico, an occupational name for a cleric, from Latin clericus.

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


Similar surnames: Chirico, Clerico, Cerino, Cerio, Cherek, Chevrier, Checo, Chirino

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Where is the Cherico family from?

You can see how Cherico families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cherico family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Cherico families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Cherico families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Cherico's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cherico families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cherico surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cherico ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cherico. 40% of Cherico men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Cherico women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cherico were Proprietor and Machine Opr. .

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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

  • Laborer
    40%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Barber
    8%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    24%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Machine Opr
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cherico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cherico 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Cherico. 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 378 military records available for the last name Cherico. For the veterans among your Cherico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cherico lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cherico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cherico in 1960 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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