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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vernor

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Alt. Meaning

V is for volunteer, your giving side.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

O is for organized, you always know where things are

R is for rewards, from your hard work

Notable Persons Named Vernor

Mac DeMarco is a psychedelic rock, indie rock, and jangle pop musician. His ongoing career started in 2008. Mac was given the name Vernor Winfield McBriare Smith IV on April 30th, 1990 in Duncan, British Columbia.


Vernor Vinge is a science fiction computer science. His ongoing career started in 1966. Vernor was given the name Vernor Steffen Vinge on October 2nd, 1944 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, US.


Vernor Winfield Smith was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Alberta Minister of Railways, Telephones, and Member of theLegislative Assembly of Alberta. Vernor was born on February 17th, 1864 in Prince Edward Island. He passed away on July 19th, 1932.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vernor

James was born on April 11th, 1843 in Albany, New York. He breathed his last breath on October 29th, 1927.


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Popularity of Vernor as a last name

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Common last names for Vernor

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vernor U.S.
  White 74.92% 64.26%
  African American 15.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vernor

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vernor

  • How Popular is the name Vernor? Vernor is the 34,251st most popular name of all time. As a last name Vernor was the 62,714th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vernor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118 babies born with the first name Vernor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vernor to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vernor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Vernor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vernor is Wednesday, August 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Vernor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vernor was in 1918 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vernor: Your name in reverse order is Ronrev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vonrre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vernor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 319 people with the last name Vernor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vernor? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vernor as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
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