Cerna Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician: nickname for a tough, hard-headed individual, from cerna ‘heartwood’. Hungarian (Cérna): from the cérna ‘thread’, hence an metonymic occupational name for a tailor. Czech and Slovak (Cerna): nickname from the feminine form of Czech cerný , Slovak cierny ‘black’, ‘dark’.

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


Similar surnames: Cerny, Cerne, Cernak, Cherne, Corda, Cera, Cerda, Corn, Perna, Verna

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Cerna Family Origin

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Cerna Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cerna. The most common Cerna occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Cerna's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cerna family was Farmer.

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Cerna Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Cerna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cerna in 1963 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cerna

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