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La-Verne Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name La-Verne is of French origin.

The meaning of La-Verne is "alder tree grove".  

It is also of Latin origin, where its meaning is "spring like".


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the La-Verne Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for La-Verne has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of La-Verne to other names.


The name Laverne evolved from a surname that was based on a French place name which in turn derived from the Gaulish word vern meaning "alder (tree grove)". It may also be of Latin origin deriving from the workd vernus meaning "spring like".


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Related Names

La-Verne is a variant spelling of Laverne.

Other Tidbits

La-Verne falls into the name categories season, tree.

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French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.