Cerny Family History

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Cerny Name Meaning

Czech (Cerný): from cerný ‘black’, hence a nickname for a black-haired person, or someone with a dark complexion, sometimes used as a nickname for the devil. French: habitational name from either of two places, in Aisne and Essonne, named Cerny, from the Roman personal name Serenus + the suffix -iacus, denoting an estate.

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


Similar surnames: Cerne, Cerna, Cerney, Erny, Cherny, Perna, Merry, Corby, Carby, Cerro

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Cerny Family Origin

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Cerny Family Occupations

What did your Cerny ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coach Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cerny. 17% of Cerny men worked as a Coach Painter and 43% of Cerny women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cerny were Shoe Company Director and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coach Painter
    17%
  • Head Wire Butler At Hotel
    17%
  • Householder
    17%
  • Shoe Company Director
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Charwoman
    15%
  • Lady Help Domestic
    15%
  • Nurse
    15%

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

Cerny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cerny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cerny 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cerny. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cerny. For the veterans among your Cerny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cerny Life Expectancy

What is the average Cerny lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cerny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cerny in 1944 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cerny

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