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Ranked #478


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 8 (Ranked #2997).

What does the name "Vernon" mean?

Vernon (English): Alder tree

The name "Vernon" is of English origin and it means "Alder tree". It's a name commonly given to boys.

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nonrev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vnenor". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Vernon" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Vernon? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 147,069 babies born with the name Vernon in the United States. That's more than enough Vernons to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 56 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vernon" was in 1920 with a total of 3,145 babies. (That's a lot of baby Vernons)

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vernon" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 14 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 2,095 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Vernon popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vernon in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Vernon

Vernon Wells

Vernon Wells is a MLB player. Vernon was born in 1978 in Shreveport, Louisiana.


Vernon Gomez

Vernon Gomez is a MLB player. Vernon was born in 1908 in Rodeo, California.


Past life for Vernon born Jan 9, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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