Cheshire Family History
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Cheshire Name Meaning
English: regional name for someone from the county of Cheshire in northwestern England, the name of which is recorded in Domesday Book as Cestrescire, from the name of the county seat, Chester, + Old English scir ‘district’, ‘division’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chester, Hampshire, Shire, Shropshire, Cherry, Chevis, Cheshier