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Cherrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Cherington or Cherrington. Cherrington in Shropshire is probably named from the Old English personal name Ceorra + -ing- denoting association (or alternatively from Old English cerring ‘river bend’) + tun ‘settlement’, ‘estate’, but others (Cherington in Gloucestershire and Cherrington in Warwickshire) are from Old English cyrice ‘church’ + tun. Places called Cheriton in Devon, Hampshire, Kent, and Somerset also have this last etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Herrington, Harrington, Carrington, Barrington, Henington, Warrington

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Cherrington Family Origin

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Cherrington Family Occupations

What did your Cherrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cherrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cherrington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cherrington family was Book Canvasser. Farmer, Book Keeper and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cherrington.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Architect

    4%
  • Book Canvasser

    4%

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Cherrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cherrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cherrington 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cherrington. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cherrington. For the veterans among your Cherrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cherrington Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cherrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cherrington in 1957 was 50, and 58 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cherrington 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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