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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Vert
  1. [Eng. Forest Law]
    1. Everything that grows, and bears a green leaf, within the forest; as, to preserve vert and venison is the duty of the verderer.
    2. The right or privilege of cutting growing wood.
  2. [Her] The color green, represented in a drawing or engraving by parallel lines sloping downward toward the right.

Etymology: F., green, from L. viridis. See Verdant, and cf. Verd


Borrowing from Old French vert, from Latin viridis.

  1. (heraldry) A green colour, now only in heraldry; represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees counter-clockwise.
  2. (archaic) Green undergrowth or other vegetation growing in a forest, as a potential cover for deer.
  3. (archaic) The right to fell trees or cut shrubs in a forest.

Abbreviation of vertical.

  1. (colloquial) In sport, a type of bicycle stunt competition.
  2. A vertical surface used by skateboarders or skiers.

Abbreviation of vertebrate.

  1. (biology, informal) vertebrate

    vert was also found in the following language(s): French, Friulian, Hungarian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old French, and Walloon

    Notable Persons Named Vert

    Vert is an experimental music, electronica, and jazz singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. Vert was given the name Adam Butler in 1972 in Portsmouth.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Vert

    Octavia was given the name Octavia Celestia Valentine Walton on August 11th, 1811 in Belle Vue, Augusta, Georgia. Octavia is also known as Octavia Celestia Valentine Walton. She breathed her last breath on March 12th, 1877.


    Juan was born in 1890. He died in 1931.


    Vert is an experimental music, electronica, and jazz singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. Vert was given the name Adam Butler in 1972 in Portsmouth.


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    Popularity of Vert as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Vert U.S.
      White 90.47% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 2.33% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.87% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Vert

    People with the last name Vert are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Vert

    • How Popular is the name Vert? As a last name Vert was the 45,347th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Vert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vert is Friday, April 23rd, 1875.
    • How unique is the name Vert? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vert. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Vert: Your name in reverse order is Trev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vtre. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Vert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 472 people with the last name Vert.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vert? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vert 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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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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