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Cheyne Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a conspicuous oak tree, or in an oak wood, from Old French chesne ‘oak’.

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


Similar surnames: Chene, Chesney, Heyde, Cerne, Rhyne, Cheney, Crayne, Cherek, Shean

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Cheyne Family Origin

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Cheyne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Book Keeper

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • House Painter

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cheyne family was House Painter. Farmer, Book Keeper and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheyne. The most common Cheyne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Cheyne's were Farmers.

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Cheyne Historical Records

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Cheyne Life Expectancy

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Famous Cheyne Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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