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Cheyne Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a conspicuous oak tree, or in an oak wood, from Old French chesne ‘oak’.

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


Similar surnames: Chene, Chesney, Heyde, Cerne, Rhyne, Cheney, Crayne, Cherek, Shean

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Cheyne Family Origin

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Cheyne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Crofter

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Cheyne occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Cheyne's were Farmers. Farmer, Crofter and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheyne. A less common occupation for the Cheyne family was Labourer.

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Cheyne Historical Records

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Cheyne Life Expectancy

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Famous Cheyne Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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