Chernick Family History

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Chernick Name Meaning

Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from an eastern Slavic word meaning ‘black’, ‘dark’ (see Chorney). The suffix -ik is a Slavic noun ending. Americanized form of Czech, Slovak, and Jewish Cerník, nickname meaning ‘the black one’, ‘the dark one’. Americanized form of Slovenian Cernic or Cernic, nicknames derived from crn ‘black’, ‘dark’.

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

Similar surnames: Chesnick, Chernin, Cherniak, Czerniak, Charnock, Bernick, Cherny

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Chernick Family Origin

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Chernick Family Occupations

What did your Chernick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chernick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Chernick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Chernick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chernick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chernick 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Chernick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 333 military records available for the last name Chernick. For the veterans among your Chernick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chernick Life Expectancy

What is the average Chernick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chernick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Chernick in 1955 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chernick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chernick 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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