Vernon
Origin/Usage
French, Old Norse
Pronunciation
VUR-nən
Meaning
Of the alder tree
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Vernon originates in French language and means "of the alder tree". It was derived from an old French surname and as a surname it functions until today. As a masculine given name its usage has declined lately.

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Vernon Carey - football player
Vernon Fiddler - hockey player
Vernon Lee - writer
Vernon Sewell - film director

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