Cherne Family History

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Cherne Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Slovenian Cerne ‘black’, ‘dark’ (see Cerne) or Czech Cerný (see Cerny), or of German Tscherne, a Germanized form of the Czech or Slovenian name.

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

Similar surnames: Cherney, Cherny, Cerne, Cerney, Churney, Cerna, Chern, Cerny, Cherner

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Cherne Family Origin

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Cherne Family Occupations

What did your Cherne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cherne. 32% of Cherne men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Cherne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cherne were Plumber and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Buffer
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • House Work
  • Nurse
  • Housewife

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

Cherne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cherne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cherne 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Cherne. 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 217 military records available for the last name Cherne. For the veterans among your Cherne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cherne Life Expectancy

What is the average Cherne lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cherne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cherne in 1962 was 27, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cherne 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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