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Vernon Meaning


What does Vernon mean?

The name Vernon is of French origin.

The meaning of Vernon is "alder grove".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "place of alder trees".

Vernon is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ver-non.

The Given Name Vernon

Vernon is a refined and elegant name.

This great little boy name has a natural grace.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Vernon falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Vernon 'Lefty' Gomez, Vernon Dursley, and Vernon L. Smith.

Vernon Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,531 in baby name popularity for boys with 109 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,581 in baby name popularity for boys with 102 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Vernon sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Vernon Name Popularity Page.

Vernon Related Names

Variants of the name Vernon include Verney.

The name Verna is a form of Vernon.

Vernon has the diminutive (nickname) Vern.

Famous Vernons

  • Vernon 'Lefty' Gomez ~ Baseball Player
  • Vernon Dursley ~ Harry Potter character
  • Vernon L. Smith ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2002

Vernon Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Vernon.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Vernon Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Vernon in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Vernon.

Just for fun, see the name Vernon in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Vernon in Nautical Flags page.