Chernoff Family History

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Chernoff Name Meaning

Russian and Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): alternative spelling of Chernov, a patronymic from the byname Chernyj ‘black’, denoting a black-haired or dark-skinned person.

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


Similar surnames: Chernow, Sarnoff, Cerny, Turoff, Charnock, Cherny, Perloff, Chernin

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Chernoff Family Origin

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Chernoff Family Occupations

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Chernoff Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Chernoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Chernoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chernoff in 1955 was 33, and 90 in 2004.

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