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Cerney Family History

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

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3,033 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
625 Military Records
421 Immigration Records
4,293 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cerney Families

  • Number of Cerney families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cerney families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cerney last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cerney Family Origin

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Cerney Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cerney

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Cerney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Cerney Civil War Service Records

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