Cherney Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Cherny, Churney, Cherne, Cerney, Chorney, Cerny, Chernesky, Cerne

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Cherney Family Origin

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Cherney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Boatman

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cherney. A less common occupation for the Cherney family was Brick Mason. The most common Cherney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Cherney's were Farmers.

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Cherney Historical Records

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Cherney Life Expectancy

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