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Verney

What does Verney mean?

Verney Pronunciation of Verney [ver-ney] as a name for boys is of Old French derivation, and Verney means "alder grove". Verney is an alternate spelling of Vernon (Old French).

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

Variations

Verney has 1 variant: Vernee.

6 more relations via Vernon: Vern, Vernal, Vernard, Verne, Vernen and Vernin.

Creative forms:
(male) Verni, Virney, ..

(female) Verley, Vernia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Verney Martin (V.M.), ..

How popular is Verney?

Verney is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#63812 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Verney (not ranked) are Vern, Vernal, Vernard, Verne and Vernon (#1574 from recent data). Other forms, like Vernen, are uncommon. These relations of Verney were favored during 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.31%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.01%, down 98%), with versions such as Vern becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arney, Barney, Beirney (see Burney), Berne, Bernet, Berny, Birney, Burney, Carney, Corney, Denney, Derbey, Fernley, Gerrey, Herne, Hernley, Hernly, Hervey, Hewney, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jervey, Karney, Kearney, Kenney, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerrey, Mersey, Percey, Sergey, Terrey, Tierney, Vere, Verge, Verle, Vernell, Verner, Volney and Werner. These names tend to be more commonly used than Verney.

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