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Lavern (boy)

What does Lavern mean?

Lavern Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: alder (tree), grove (valley).

Variations

Lavern has 4 variants: Levern, Leverne, Luvern and Luverne.

Lavern has 1 more alternative form via Laverne, Vernon: Vern.

Creative forms:
(male) Lakern, Lanern, ..

(female) Lavvon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lavern Johnny (L.J.), ..

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)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lavern name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lavern outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lavern, Laverne, Levern, Leverne, Luverne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vern, Vernon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lavern and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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