First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cerna

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Alt. Meaning

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for rational, the way you think.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cerna

Ricardo was born in 1956 in Guatemala City. He left this life on December 19th, 2003.


Vicente Cerna y Cerna was a President of Guatemala. Vicente was born on January 22nd, 1815 in Ipala, Chiquimula. He passed away on June 27th, 1885.


J. is also known as Cerna and John Dayton.


Ismael was born in 1856. He passed away in 1901.


Hana was born on May 17th, 1974 in Brno.


Tamara Černá is a photographer, choreography, ballet dancer, ballet master, choreographer, and prima ballerina.


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Popularity of Cerna as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cerna U.S.
  White 6.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 91.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cerna

People with the last name Cerna are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cerna

  • How Popular is the name Cerna? As a last name Cerna was the 6,005th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Cerna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cerna is Friday, October 26th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Cerna? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cerna. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cerna: Your name in reverse order is Anrec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anecr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cerna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,726 people with the last name Cerna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cerna? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Cerna as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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