Vernon

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the Norman surname, originally a French place name, ultimately derived from Gaulish vern = 'alder' [1] [2]

Alnus viridis crispa leaves.jpg
Alder leaves
Image by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture,[3]
License: Public Domain

Related Names

Vernon
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
English

Further Information

Vernon is a name used among immigrants from English-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
7 59 0 0 7 59
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
32 0 0
n.a.
32
Denmark Denmark[6]
11
n.a.
0
n.a.
11
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
8
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Vernon.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, source & license
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/