Chernin Family History
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Chernin Name Meaning
Respelling of Czech Cernín, from a derivative of cerný ‘black’, ‘sable’ (see Cerna), or alternatively a habitational name for someone from Cernice or some other place named with this word. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the eastern Yiddish female personal name Tsherne, derived from Slavic cerny ‘black’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chernick, Cherny, Chanin, Cherney, Cherner, Cherne, Cherin, Cernik