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 1939, Assistant Cheif Constable War Dept Constable and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Chery. 6% of Chery men worked as an Assistant Cheif Constable War Dept Constable and 60% of Chery women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chery were Brick Burner Brick Mason and Chocolate

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Cheif Constable War Dept Constable
  • Boilermaker Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Bookbinder Machine Operator
  • Brick Burner Brick Mason

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Barmaid
  • Chocolate

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Chery Historical Records

What Chery family records will you find?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chery

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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