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Verner

What does Verner mean?

Verner Pronunciation of Verner [vern-er] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Verner means "army defender". Verner is a variant form of Werner (Old German): from "ware heri".

Associated with: army (warrior), defender.

Variations

3 relations via Werner: Warner, Wernhar and Wernher.

Creative forms:
(male) Vener, Vernro, ..

(female) Vernni, Vernti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Verner Parker (V.P.), ..

How popular is Verner?

Verner is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#10576 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Verner reached its apex position of #750 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Verner are Warner (#1878 in 2015) and Werner. Adoption of these forms of Verner was at its peak in the 1900s (median #776) and has become significantly reduced since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Verner, Warner, Werner in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Berger, Berne, Bernet, Ferrer, Garner, Heiner, Herne, Jerker (see Eric), Kenner, Mercer, Regner, Reiner, Turner, Vere, Verge, Verle, Vern, Vernal, Vernard, Verne, Vernee, Vernell, Vernen, Verney, Vernin, Vernon, Verrier and Vester. These names tend to be more frequently used than Verner.

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