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Cerney Name Meaning

Americanized form of Slovenian Cerne (see Cerne), Czech Cerný (see Cerny), or Slovak (Cernej). Americanized form of Cserney, a Hungarian habitational name for someone from a place called Cserne, formerly in Trencsény county, now in Slovakia, or Csernye in Veszprém county. Possibly also English, a habitational name from North and South Cerney or Cerney Wick, all in Gloucestershire, which are named for the Churn river, on which they stand, + Old English ea ‘stream’. The river name is of Celtic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Cerne, Corney, Cerny, Cherney, Berner, Arney, Berkey, Carnley, Cherne

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Cerney Family Origin

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Cerney Family Occupations

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  • Jobbing (Blk) Smith

    50%
  • Marine Store DEaler (GS)

    50%

In 1881, Jobbing (Blk) Smith and Marine Store DEaler (GS) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cerney. The most common Cerney occupation in the UK was Jobbing (Blk) Smith. 50% of Cerney's were Jobbing (Blk) Smiths.

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Cerney Life Expectancy

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