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Vernon

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How popular is the baby 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 2,990 61 2,929 #65 boy name
1920 3,200 55 3,145 #65 boy name
1921 3,123 54 3,069 #68 boy name
1922 3,067 64 3,003 #68 boy name
1923 3,006 47 2,959 #67 boy name
1924 3,060 53 3,007 #68 boy name
1925 2,965 54 2,911 #67 boy name
1926 3,001 51 2,950 #66 boy name
1927 2,910 55 2,855 #71 boy name
1928 2,900 46 2,854 #70 boy name
1929 2,712 33 2,679 #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 2,258 32 2,226 #89 boy name
1935 2,140 29 2,111 #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 1,956 16 1,940
1941 1,995 20 1,975
1942 2,124 23 2,101
1943 2,119 26 2,093
1944 1,939 14 1,925
1945 1,945 11 1,934
1946 1,980 13 1,967
1947 2,140 26 2,114
1948 2,051 21 2,030
1949 1,971 17 1,954
1950 2,025 17 2,008
1951 2,117 22 2,095
1952 2,102 15 2,087
1953 2,088 24 2,064
1954 2,113 18 2,095
1955 2,051 16 2,035
1956 2,066 19 2,047
1957 1,995 16 1,979
1958 1,942 17 1,925
1959 1,805 15 1,790
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 1,296 14 1,282
1967 1,145 0 1,145
1968 1,155 14 1,141
1969 1,083 11 1,072
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 704 6 698
1978 627 7 620
1979 639 5 634
1980 711 6 705
1981 630 0 630
1982 584 12 572
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 408 0 408
1990 394 0 394
1991 382 0 382
1992 323 0 323
1993 306 0 306
1994 277 0 277
1995 236 0 236
1996 251 0 251
1997 231 0 231
1998 214 0 214
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 134 0 134
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 116 0 116
2013 111 0 111
2014 120 0 120
2015 102 0 102

Want to know about the popularity of the Vernon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 147,186 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 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vernon" ranks #34 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 146 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of 2,990 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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Vernon

Vernon Adams
Vernon Davis
Vernon Jordan
Vernon Maxwell
Vernon Powell
Vernon Roche
Vernon California
Vernon Hargreaves
Vernon Heating

Alternative Meanings

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

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 "Eronvn". 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 Mar 4, 1991

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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 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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.

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