Meaning and Origin of: Cerny

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Czechoslovakian : Black

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Czech (Černý) : from černý ‘black’, hence a nickname for a black-haired person, or someone with a dark complexion, sometimes used as a nickname for the devil.
  • French : habitational name from either of two places, in Aisne and Essonne, named Cerny, from the Roman personal name Serenus + the suffix -iacus, denoting an estate.