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Church Name Meaning

English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakon (doma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’. Translation of German Kirch.

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


Similar surnames: Churchey, Court, Chuck, Churches, Crouch, Thurn, Horch, Upchurch

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Church Family Origin

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Church Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Church family was Carpenter. The most common Church occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Church's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Church.

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Church Life Expectancy

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