Cheyne Family History

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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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  • Going To School

    33%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Son, Going To School

    8%
  • Machinist

    5%

In 1881, the most common Cheyne occupation in Canada was Going To School. 33% of Cheyne's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Cheyne family was Machinist. Going To School, Farmer and Son, Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheyne.

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Cheyne Historical Records

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Cheyne Life Expectancy

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