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Meaning and Origin

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  1. French writer who is considered the father of science fiction (1828-1905)

Notable Persons Named Verne

Verne Troyer is an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 1994 to present. Verne was born on January 1st, 1969 in Sturgis, Michigan.

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Verne Lundquist is a sports commentator and sportscaster. Verne was born on July 17th, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Verne Gagne was a wrestler. Verne was born on February 26th, 1926 in Corcoran, Minnesota, United States. He passed away on April 27th, 2015.

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Verne Winchell was a businessman and racehorse owner/breeder. Verne was born on October 30th, 1915 in Bloomington, Illinois. He passed away on November 26th, 2002.

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Verne Mason was a physician. Verne was born on August 8th, 1889 in Wapello, Iowa. He died on November 16th, 1965.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Verne

Jules Verne was a novelist, poet, and playwright. He was most prominent from 1850 to 1905. Jules was given the name Jules Gabriel Verne on February 8th, 1828 in Nantes. He passed away on March 24th, 1905.

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Lucille La Verne was an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1888 to 1937. Lucille was born on November 7th, 1872 in Nashville, Tennessee. She left this life on March 4th, 1945.

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Kaaren Verne was an actress. She was most prominent from 1940 to 1940. Kaaren was given the name Ingeborg Greta Katerina Marie-Rose Klinckerfuss on April 6th, 1918 in Berlin. Kaaren is also known as Karen Verne, Catherine Young, Klinckerfuss, and Ingeborg. She left this life on December 23rd, 1967.

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Michel Verne is a writer.

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Larry was born on February 8th, 1934 in Minneapolis. He breathed his last breath on October 8th, 2013.

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Mathilde was born on May 25th, 1865 in Southampton. Mathilde is also known as Wurm and Mathilde. She breathed her last breath on June 4th, 1936.

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How popular is the baby name Verne in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 15 0 15
1882 11 6 5
1883 6 0 6
1884 16 8 8
1885 21 6 15
1886 18 0 18
1887 8 0 8
1888 11 0 11
1889 28 10 18
1890 32 7 25
1891 26 13 13
1892 34 14 20
1893 39 6 33
1894 20 5 15
1895 28 8 20
1896 25 0 25
1897 40 11 29
1898 30 10 20
1899 20 7 13
1900 27 8 19
1901 35 10 25
1902 31 11 20
1903 29 9 20
1904 30 7 23
1905 24 6 18
1906 34 6 28
1907 42 14 28
1908 27 11 16
1909 38 15 23
1910 37 18 19
1911 29 16 13
1912 59 17 42
1913 97 13 84
1914 118 17 101
1915 157 33 124
1916 164 20 144
1917 188 34 154
1918 190 42 148
1919 200 33 167
1920 151 19 132
1921 181 18 163
1922 172 15 157
1923 173 18 155
1924 161 17 144
1925 157 16 141
1926 155 10 145
1927 135 12 123
1928 159 25 134
1929 128 11 117
1930 130 10 120
1931 110 9 101
1932 126 9 117
1933 105 10 95
1934 98 10 88
1935 105 10 95
1936 96 13 83
1937 81 8 73
1938 94 9 85
1939 82 0 82
1940 70 7 63
1941 94 7 87
1942 104 17 87
1943 84 10 74
1944 85 6 79
1945 73 10 63
1946 93 12 81
1947 85 9 76
1948 89 11 78
1949 78 12 66
1950 80 11 69
1951 85 6 79
1952 83 9 74
1953 92 9 83
1954 99 12 87
1955 83 7 76
1956 57 6 51
1957 60 0 60
1958 49 0 49
1959 48 6 42
1960 47 6 41
1961 46 0 46
1962 34 5 29
1963 50 0 50
1964 25 0 25
1965 26 0 26
1966 33 0 33
1967 24 0 24
1968 26 0 26
1969 24 0 24
1970 12 0 12
1971 19 0 19
1972 8 0 8
1973 15 0 15
1974 12 0 12
1975 12 0 12
1976 15 0 15
1977 10 0 10
1978 14 0 14
1979 8 0 8
1980 16 0 16
1981 5 0 5
1982 11 0 11
1983 10 0 10
1984 6 0 6
1985 11 0 11
1986 5 0 5
1987 5 0 5
1990 5 0 5

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Popularity of Verne as a first name

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Popularity of Verne as a last name

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Common last names for Verne

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Brown
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Nelson
  • Baker
  • Peterson
  • Thomas

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Verne U.S.
  White 70.11% 64.26%
  African American 16.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Verne

People with the last name Verne are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Verne

  • How Popular is the name Verne? Verne is the 3,164th most popular name of all time. As a last name Verne was the 45,886th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Verne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,719 babies born with the first name Verne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Verne to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Verne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Verne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Verne is Monday, July 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Verne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Verne was in 1919 with a total of 167 babies.
  • Random Verne Factoid: According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Verne ranks 111th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 7 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1914.
  • Weird things about the name Verne: Your name in reverse order is Enrev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vneer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Verne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 465 people with the last name Verne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Verne? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Verne as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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