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What does Vernard mean?

Vernard Pronunciation of Vernard [vernard] as a name for boys is of Old French derivation, and the name Vernard means "alder grove". Vernard is a version of Vernon (Old French).

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


7 relations via Vernon: Vern, Vernal, Verne, Vernee, Vernen, Verney and Vernin.

Creative forms:
(male) Verard, Verners, ..

(female) Vernan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vernard Denim (V.D.), ..

How popular is Vernard?

Vernard is a rare given name for men. Vernard is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Vernard entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #1202 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Vernard are Vernon (#1574 last year), Verne, Vernal and Vern. Other variants, like Vernin, are seldom used. These relations of Vernard reached the apex of their popularity 95 years ago (average #662) and are now significantly less common (#1914, down 98.2%), with forms like Vernon going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barnard, Bearnard, Bernald, Bernard, Bernardo, Bernarr (see Bernard), Bernhard, Burnard, Derward, Fernald, Fernand, Gerard, Gerhard, Gerrard, Jerard, Jerrard, Kennard, Lenard, Lennard, Leonard, Menard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard and Verner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vernard.

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