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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Cerny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Cerny's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cerny family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Tailor and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cerny.

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Cerny Historical Records

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Cerny Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cerny

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