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Charney History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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Early Origins of the Charney family

The surname Charney was first found in Austria, where since ancient times the Cherney family made important contributions to the development of the district. Being prominent in social affairs, the family formed alliances with other notable families during the region's most turbulent events.

Early History of the Charney family

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Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1791, 1857, 1880 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Charney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Charney Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cherney, Chernay, Cherne, Czerne, Czerney, Czerny, Czernay, Chernie, Chernee, Charnie, Charnee, Charney, Charnay, Czarny, Charni, Charny, Czarni, Cerney and many more.

Early Notables of the Charney family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Charney were Karl Czerny (1791-1857), who was a student of Beethoven and who afterward became a great pianist and teacher...
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Migration of the Charney family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Charney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. Charney, who settled in Texas around the middle of the nineteenth century

Contemporary Notables of the name Charney (post 1700)

  • Jule Gregory Charney (1917-1981), American meteorologist who pioneered the development of weather prediction, eponym of The Jule G. Charney Award
  • Leon Charney (1938-2016), American real estate tycoon, author, philanthropist, political pundit and media personality, Forbes ranked him as 353rd among the wealthiest Americans in 2012
  • Noah Charney (b. 1979), American art historian and novelist, known for his mystery novel The Art Thief
  • Jordan Charney (b. 1937), American character actor
  • Jonathan I. Charney (1943-2002), American academic, author, lawyer and the Lee S. and Charles A. Spier Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dov Charney (b. 1969), Canadian businessman and the founder and former CEO of American Apparel
  • Ann Charney, award winning Canadian novelist, short story writer and journalist, wife of Melvin Charney
  • Melvin Charney (1935-2012), Canadian artist and architect

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