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Vernon

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Alder tree
  • #478 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 56 0 56
1881 62 5 57
1882 53 0 53
1883 46 0 46
1884 50 0 50
1885 76 5 71
1886 73 0 73
1887 79 0 79
1888 78 0 78
1889 83 10 73
1890 89 6 83
1891 105 9 96
1892 115 7 108
1893 112 0 112
1894 139 8 131
1895 142 11 131
1896 144 15 129
1897 163 11 152
1898 150 7 143
1899 140 10 130
1900 186 16 170
1901 137 8 129
1902 188 13 175
1903 190 11 179
1904 192 14 178
1905 223 14 209
1906 231 8 223 #97 boy name
1907 236 14 222
1908 298 13 285 #93 boy name
1909 300 16 284 #97 boy name
1910 368 17 351 #94 boy name
1911 425 7 418 #96 boy name
1912 912 23 889 #90 boy name
1913 1,175 32 1,143 #83 boy name
1914 1,477 22 1,455 #83 boy name
1915 2,105 45 2,060 #80 boy name
1916 2,329 41 2,288 #75 boy name
1917 2,513 50 2,463 #71 boy name
1918 3,020 49 2,971 #66 boy name
1919 2,989 61 2,928 #65 boy name
1920 3,200 55 3,145 #65 boy name
1921 3,124 54 3,070 #68 boy name
1922 3,066 64 3,002 #68 boy name
1923 3,006 47 2,959 #67 boy name
1924 3,059 53 3,006 #68 boy name
1925 2,966 54 2,912 #67 boy name
1926 3,001 51 2,950 #66 boy name
1927 2,911 55 2,856 #71 boy name
1928 2,901 46 2,855 #69 boy name
1929 2,710 33 2,677 #71 boy name
1930 2,742 41 2,701 #72 boy name
1931 2,511 46 2,465 #74 boy name
1932 2,455 26 2,429 #78 boy name
1933 2,233 28 2,205 #83 boy name
1934 2,257 32 2,225 #89 boy name
1935 2,139 29 2,110 #94 boy name
1936 2,051 24 2,027 #93 boy name
1937 2,095 19 2,076 #96 boy name
1938 1,968 12 1,956
1939 2,011 17 1,994 #100 boy name
1940 1,958 16 1,942
1941 1,994 20 1,974
1942 2,124 23 2,101
1943 2,119 26 2,093
1944 1,939 14 1,925
1945 1,944 11 1,933
1946 1,980 13 1,967
1947 2,140 26 2,114
1948 2,050 21 2,029
1949 1,970 17 1,953
1950 2,024 17 2,007
1951 2,120 22 2,098
1952 2,099 15 2,084
1953 2,085 24 2,061
1954 2,115 18 2,097
1955 2,050 16 2,034
1956 2,068 19 2,049
1957 1,994 16 1,978
1958 1,941 17 1,924
1959 1,806 15 1,791
1960 1,848 19 1,829
1961 1,790 20 1,770
1962 1,688 18 1,670
1963 1,589 14 1,575
1964 1,577 7 1,570
1965 1,357 0 1,357
1966 1,295 14 1,281
1967 1,145 0 1,145
1968 1,156 14 1,142
1969 1,082 11 1,071
1970 1,101 13 1,088
1971 954 11 943
1972 876 11 865
1973 801 10 791
1974 759 7 752
1975 698 10 688
1976 658 10 648
1977 703 6 697
1978 627 7 620
1979 639 5 634
1980 711 6 705
1981 629 0 629
1982 583 12 571
1983 560 0 560
1984 558 8 550
1985 554 7 547
1986 447 0 447
1987 494 6 488
1988 463 0 463
1989 409 0 409
1990 394 0 394
1991 382 0 382
1992 323 0 323
1993 306 0 306
1994 276 0 276
1995 236 0 236
1996 251 0 251
1997 231 0 231
1998 213 0 213
1999 211 0 211
2000 190 0 190
2001 179 0 179
2002 174 0 174
2003 169 0 169
2004 144 0 144
2005 133 0 133
2006 141 0 141
2007 145 0 145
2008 135 0 135
2009 114 0 114
2010 136 0 136
2011 115 0 115
2012 115 0 115
2013 111 0 111
2014 119 0 119

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vernon" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 27 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1938. Across the entire United States a total of 1,968 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Vernon popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Vernon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Vernon as well as things modernly associated with the name Vernon such as celebrities named Vernon.

English

Origin and Meaning of Vernon

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

Vernon Wells

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

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Vernon Gomez

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

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Alternative Meanings

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nonrev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vnnore". 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.

Past life for Vernon born Jan 23, 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 Central Africa 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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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