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Chernin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the eastern Yiddish female personal name Tsherne derived from a Slavic adjective meaning ‘black’ (compare below). Americanized form of Czech Černín from a derivative of černý ‘black dark’ (see Cerny ) or alternatively a habitational name for someone from Černice or some other place called with this word.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Chernick, Cherny, Chanin, Cherney, Cherner, Cherne, Cherin, Cernik

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Where is the Chernin family from?

You can see how Chernin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chernin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Chernin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Chernin family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Chernin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Chernin families in 1911.
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What did your Chernin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Chernin. 28% of Chernin men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chernin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chernin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 588 immigration records available for the last name Chernin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 268 military records available for the last name Chernin. For the veterans among your Chernin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chernin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Chernin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chernin in 1956 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

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