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What does Verne mean?

Verne Pronunciation of Verne as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Verne) is of Old French derivation, and the meaning of the name Verne is "alder grove". Verne is an alternate form of Vernon (Old French).


ASSOCIATED WITH alder (tree), grove (valley)



RELATIONS VIA VERNON Vernal, Vernard, Vernee, Vernen, Verney, Vernin

(male) Verve, ..

(female) Veran, ..

Verne Hollis (V.H.), ..

How popular is Verne?

Verne is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#40019 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Verne reached its apex rank of #409 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Vern, Vernal, Vernard and Vernon (#1611 IN RECENT RANKINGS) are the prominent related forms of Verne. Other forms, like Vernen, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Verne was well-received 98 years ago (MEDIAN #662) and is now significantly lower.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aherne, Arne, Beirne, Benne, Berne, Borne, Burne, Byrne, Carne, Deane, Dene, Gene, Hearne, Heine, Herne, Jerone, Keane, Kearne, Keene, Keyne, Leone, Lerone, Lorne, Rene, Renne, Sterne, Vane, Vere, Verge, Verle, Vernell, Verner, Veryl, Virle and Vyrle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Verne.

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