Cherne Family History
Cherne Name Meaning
Americanized form of Slovenian Černe or Črne nicknames derived from črn ‘black dark’ (see Cerne ). American shortened form of whichever of other Slovenian or (mainly) East Slavic and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) surnames beginning with Čern- or Chern- and directly or indirectly derived from a Slavic adjective meaning ‘black dark’. Compare Chern and 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press