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Name Vernon

Origin:From a Old French word for alderTools:

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Languages of use:English, Irish
Topics:Asteroid 6518 Vernon, discovered 1990
US 2020 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Dereon, Erion, Ernö, Eron, Gereon, Gernot, Hernan, Jeron, Keron, Lennon     Details
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About Vernon/Verna, the group of names with the same origin as Vernon

Language of origin:Old French
Info about origin, female:sometimes understood by people to be related to Latin ver (spring) or vernus (of spring)
Info about origin, male:from an aristocratic family name, brought to England by the Normans
 the name contains the word vern (alder), so maybe the family name derives from a place name with a meaning of alder tree forest or similar
Words:vern = the alder (a tree)  Old French
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:188:Vernon USA 1960-1969
Name variants:Verna, Vernetta, Vernon   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Vernon

USA decadesGraph1990-1999 613,  1980-1989 354,  1960-1969 188
USA yearlyGraph2003 959,  2002 920,  2001 878,  2000 841,  1999 756,  1998 751,  1997 692,  1996 661,  1995 691,  1994 627,  1993 588