What does Vernon mean?
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
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.
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.
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Vernon Related Names
Variants of the name Vernon include Verney.
The name Verna is a form of Vernon.
Vernon has the diminutive (nickname) Vern.
- Vernon 'Lefty' Gomez ~ Baseball Player
- Vernon Dursley ~ Harry Potter character
- Vernon L. Smith ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2002
Vernon Name Fun
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