Vernon

Vernon - A very unique male name



  Feb 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Vernon, meaning place of alders, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #93. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Vernon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Vernon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Vernon. The baby boy name Vernon was given to 62 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1478 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 26,469 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Vernon peaked in popularity 100 years ago in 1919 on position 65.



Famous with this name

Vernon Wells
Kate Vernon
Howard Vernon


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Vernon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Vernon is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #562 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,010.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Vernon is where you live.


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Vernon origin and meaning

Vernon is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means place of alders. To see famous people named Vernon, pop culture references for the name Vernon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Vernon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Vernon, sorted by popularity.

Vern / Verne / Varun / Vernie / Varian / Verna / Viren /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121478
20111421
20101323
20091586
20081454
20071246
20061200
20051164
20041056
20031032
2002909
2001934
2000879
1999747
1998735
1997706
1996660
1995702
1994627
1993584
1992579
1991505
1990485
1989462
1988419
1987389
1986410
1985344
1984343
1983330
1982334
1981305
1980291
1979304
1978300
1977281
1976290
1975283
1974258
1973247
1972247
1971244
1970223
1969220
1968202
1967201
1966191
1965188
1964173
1963188
1962182
1961175
1960173
1959171
1958163
1957162
1956152
1955146
1954144
1953141
1952137
1951131
1950133
1949140
1948135
1947134
1946129
1945118
1944119
1943117
1942114
1941109
1940105
1939100
1938103
193796
193694
193594
193489
193384
193278
193173
193072
192972
192869
192770
192666
192567
192468
192367
192268
192168
192065
191965
191866
191771
191675
191580
191483
191383
191290
191194
191093

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana562
Virginia748
Missouri817
Arizona893
Ohio929
Georgia1196
Florida1814
Texas1996
California2010

Even more about Vernon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Vernon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Vernon?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1919
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Vernon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 26,469
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +62

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