Cerne Family History

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Cerne Name Meaning

French (Cerné): habitational name from any of numerous places in Calvados, Eure-et-Loire, Vienne, etc., called Cerné, named with the Roman personal name Cernus, a short form of Cerenus or Serenus + the locative suffix -acum. Slovenian (Cerne): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from crn ‘black’, ‘dark’. Probably also Galician: variant of Cerna.

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

Similar surnames: Cerny, Cerney, Cerna, Cherne, Carne, Berne, Cerino, Cerone, Perna

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Cerne Family Origin

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Cerne Family Occupations

What did your Cerne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cerne. 21% of Cerne men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Lumber Loader

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cerne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cerne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cerne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 690 immigration records available for the last name Cerne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 382 military records available for the last name Cerne. For the veterans among your Cerne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cerne Life Expectancy

What is the average Cerne lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cerne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cerne in 1954 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cerne ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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