What does Lavern mean?
Lavern [lav-ern] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Lavern) is a Latin and Old French name, and Lavern means "alder grove". Lavern is a version of Laverne (Latin). Lavern is also a form of Vernon (Old French).
Lavern has 1 more alternative form via Laverne, Vernon: Vern▼.Creative forms:
(male) Lakern, Lanern, ..
(female) Lavernia, Lavvon, .. Middle name pairings:
Lavern Alexandre (L.A.), ..
How popular is Lavern?
Lavern is a somewhat popular first name for males (#880 out of 1220, Top 72%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lavern for boys. Lavern reached its top rank of #366 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of Lavern and affiliated names. Vernon (#1574 from recent data), Vern, Luverne, Leverne, Laverne and Levern are the prominent alternative forms of Lavern. Usage of these relations of Lavern reached its apex in the 1920s (median #751) and is now much lower.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ahern, Albern, Alvern, Bern, Cairn, Daven, Daveon, Elvern, Esbern, Gaven▼, Haven, Jayvern, Kairn, Laban, Labron, Labrun, Lacey, Laiken, Laird, Lajon, Lake, Laken, Lakon, Lale, Lamarr, Lambert, Landan, Landen, Landers, Landyn▲, Lane▲, Lanier, Laredo, Laren, Larin, Lark, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larron, Lars, Larson, Lary, Lasean, Lateef, Lauren, Laval, Lavan, Lavar, Lavell, Lavon, Lavrans, Lavrens (see Lawrence), Lawler, Lawry, Lawson▲, Lawyer, Layton▲, Lazar, Lazear, Lazer, Lesean, Levey, Levin, Levon, Lexer, Loren▼, Lorn, Lovell, Nairn, Raven, Severn, Taveon, Tern and Trahern. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lavern.See names in meaning and etymology.