Cerny Family History
Cerny Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Černý): from Czech černý (Slovak čierny) ‘black dark’ hence a nickname for a black-haired man or someone with a dark complexion. Compare Cerna Cherny and Schwarz . French: habitational name from either of two places in Aisne and Essonne named Cerny from the Roman personal name Cernus a short form of Cerenus or Serenus + the suffix -iacus denoting an estate.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press