Cherkas Family History

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Cherkas Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Cherkassy in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Charnas, Chernin, Cherny, Cherner, Chesky, Cherian, Cherry, Herms

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Cherkas Family Origin

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Cherkas Family Occupations

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Cherkas Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cherkas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cherkas in 1964 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

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