Childers Family History
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Childers Name Meaning
English: probably a habitational name from some lost place named Childerhouse, from Old English cildra, genitive plural of cild ‘child’ + hus ‘house’. This may have referred to some form of orphanage perhaps run by a religious order, or perhaps the first element is to be understood in its later sense as a term of status (see Child).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Child, Childrey, Chambers, Hilder, Villers, Milder, Hiller, Chalker