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Cherek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of a Slavic name, possibly Polish Czerek or Czyrek, a nickname from czyr ‘gnarl on a tree’ or ‘insect larva’, or more probably from czyryk ‘chirp’, applied to someone with a voice thought to resemble that of a sparrow.

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


Similar surnames: Cherney, Herek, Cherry, Cheek, Cherny, Creek, Chene, Check, Cleek

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