Chery Family History

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Chery Name Meaning

French (Chéry): from a word meaning ‘darling’, perhaps used ironically. It is also the name of several places, deriving from the Latin Cariacus ‘land belonging to Carius’.

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

Similar surnames: Chew, Chene, Cerny, Cherny, Che, Overy, Emery, Cherry, Curry, Mery

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Chery Family Origin

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Chery Family Occupations

What did your Chery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chery family was Farm Labourer. Annuitant, Brickyrd Lab and Engine Fitter (Loco) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chery. The most common Chery occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 25% of Chery's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Brickyrd Lab

  • Engine Fitter (Loco)

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chery ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Chery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chery 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chery. 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 447 military records available for the last name Chery. For the veterans among your Chery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chery Life Expectancy

What is the average Chery lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Chery in 1963 was 81, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chery 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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