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Cherney Family History

Cherney Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Czech Cerný (see Cerny), Ukrainian Cernej, or some other Slavic name meaning ‘black’, probably denoting someone with a swarthy complexion or dark hair.

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

20,415 Historical Documents with Cherney on Ancestry.com
6,567 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,085 Military Records
692 Immigration Records
7,210 Census and Voter Lists
4,861 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cherney Families

  • Number of Cherney families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cherney families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cherney last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cherney census records

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Cherney Family Origin

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Cherney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cherney

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Cherney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cherney census records

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Cherney Civil War Service Records

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