Dern Family History
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Dern Name Meaning
from an old personal name based on an element cognate with Old High German tarhnen ‘to conceal’, tarni ‘secretly’. possibly a habitational name from Derne near Dortmund or Dehrn on the Lahn river, Hesse.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dean, Dehn, Kern, Dorn, Bern, Dein, Dery, Corn, Hearn, Deren