Cerne Family History
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Cerne Name Meaning
French (Cerné): habitational name from any of numerous places in Calvados, Eure-et-Loire, Vienne, etc., called Cerné, named with the Roman personal name Cernus, a short form of Cerenus or Serenus + the locative suffix -acum. Slovenian (Cerne): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from crn ‘black’, ‘dark’. Probably also Galician: variant of Cerna.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press