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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188056056
188162557
188253053
188346046
188450050
188576571
188673073
188779079
188878078
1889831073
189089683
1891105996
18921157108
18931120112
18941398131
189514211131
189614415129
189716311152
18981507143
189914010130
190018616170
19011378129
190218813175
190319011179
190419214178
190522314209
19062318223#97 boy name
190723614222
190829813285#93 boy name
190930016284#97 boy name
191036817351#94 boy name
19114257418#96 boy name
191291223889#90 boy name
19131,175321,143#83 boy name
19141,477221,455#83 boy name
19152,105452,060#80 boy name
19162,329412,288#75 boy name
19172,513502,463#71 boy name
19183,020492,971#66 boy name
19192,989612,928#65 boy name
19203,200553,145#65 boy name
19213,124543,070#68 boy name
19223,066643,002#68 boy name
19233,006472,959#67 boy name
19243,059533,006#68 boy name
19252,966542,912#67 boy name
19263,001512,950#66 boy name
19272,911552,856#71 boy name
19282,901462,855#69 boy name
19292,710332,677#71 boy name
19302,742412,701#72 boy name
19312,511462,465#74 boy name
19322,455262,429#78 boy name
19332,233282,205#83 boy name
19342,257322,225#89 boy name
19352,139292,110#94 boy name
19362,051242,027#93 boy name
19372,095192,076#96 boy name
19381,968121,956
19392,011171,994#100 boy name
19401,958161,942
19411,994201,974
19422,124232,101
19432,119262,093
19441,939141,925
19451,944111,933
19461,980131,967
19472,140262,114
19482,050212,029
19491,970171,953
19502,024172,007
19512,120222,098
19522,099152,084
19532,085242,061
19542,115182,097
19552,050162,034
19562,068192,049
19571,994161,978
19581,941171,924
19591,806151,791
19601,848191,829
19611,790201,770
19621,688181,670
19631,589141,575
19641,57771,570
19651,35701,357
19661,295141,281
19671,14501,145
19681,156141,142
19691,082111,071
19701,101131,088
197195411943
197287611865
197380110791
19747597752
197569810688
197665810648
19777036697
19786277620
19796395634
19807116705
19816290629
198258312571
19835600560
19845588550
19855547547
19864470447
19874946488
19884630463
19894090409
19903940394
19913820382
19923230323
19933060306
19942760276
19952360236
19962510251
19972310231
19982130213
19992110211
20001900190
20011790179
20021740174
20031690169
20041440144
20051330133
20061410141
20071450145
20081350135
20091140114
20101360136
20111150115
20121150115
20131110111
20141190119

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 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vernon" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 77 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1947. Across the entire United States a total of 2,140 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for rational, the way you think.

N is for nice, need I say more?

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

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 midwest? 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.

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Vernon Gomez

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

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Past life for Vernon born Jun 14, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Vernon

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

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