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Cherry Name Meaning

English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks. Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Ferry, Henry, Merry, Berry, Herr, Perry, Cerro, Harry, Cerny, Cherek

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Cherry Family Origin

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Cherry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Cherry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Cherry's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cherry. A less common occupation for the Cherry family was Labourer.

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Cherry Historical Records

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Cherry Life Expectancy

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