Meaning and name origin
Vernard \v(e)-rna-rd, ver-nard\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Vernard is "alder grove". Vernard is a variant of Vernon (Old French): place name and aristocratic surname brought to England at the time of the Norman conquest, and used as an English given name in the 19th century.
Vernard is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Vernard and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Vernon. (2014 statistics).