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Origin and popularity of the name CHEEK

Origin

Cheek : English: from Middle English cheeke (Old English cē(a)ce) used as a nickname for someone with some deformity or scar in the region of the cheek or jawbone. Compare Cheak and Chick.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 10,785 individuals with the name CHEEK on Geneanet.

 

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    (287 individuals)
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    (238 individuals)
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    (164 individuals)

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    Variants of name CHEEK

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