Meaning and name origin
Vernita \v(e)-rni-ta, ver-nita\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vernita is "spring green". Vernita is a variant of Verna (Latin): short form of Laverne; feminine form of Vernon.
Vernita is a very popular first name for females (#1904 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Vernita and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Verna. (2014 statistics).