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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cherian

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from Trinidad and Tobago, the name Cherian is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "God Remembers".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Cherian

Cherian Philip is a consultant, kairali tv, and people tv. Cherian was born in 1954 in Chengannur.


Cherian was born on October 24th, 1932.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cherian

Akkamma was given the name Accamma Cherian on February 14th, 1909 in Kanjirappally. She passed away on May 5th, 1982.


K. was born on March 8th, 1942. K. is also known as Kotturathu Mammeen.



Jayan K. Cherian is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, actor, director, and producer. Jayan was born Jayan K. Cherian in Muvattupuzha.


Joy Cherian is a politician and us politician. Joy was born on May 18th, 1942 in Kerala.


Thayil John Cherian was a cardiothoracic surgeon. Thayil was born on August 29th, 1920 in Kottarakkara. Thayil is also known as TJC. He passed away on March 6th, 2006.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Cherian as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cherian U.S.
  White 3.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cherian

People with the last name Cherian are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Cherian

  • How Popular is the name Cherian? As a last name Cherian was the 14,485th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cherian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cherian is Friday, February 6th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Cherian? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cherian. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cherian: Your name in reverse order is Nairehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hernaic. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cherian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,061 people with the last name Cherian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cherian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cherian as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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