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Cherin Name Meaning

Anglicized spelling of Slovenian Cerin, proboably a topographic name derived from cer ‘crag’.

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

Similar surnames: Chernin, Cherne, Chain, Shein, Cherny, Cherek, Chopin, Chern, Dhein

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Where is the Cherin family from?

You can see how Cherin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cherin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cherin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 3 Cherin families living in Indiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Cherin's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Cherin families in 1880.
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What did your Cherin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Painter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cherin. 12% of Cherin men worked as a Painter and 34% of Cherin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cherin were Laborer and Secretary.

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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

  • Painter
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cherin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cherin 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 461 immigration records available for the last name Cherin. 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 140 military records available for the last name Cherin. For the veterans among your Cherin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cherin lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Cherin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cherin in 1966 was 73, and 70 in 2004.

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