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  1. Vernonnoun

    A town in Normandy, France.

  2. Vernonnoun

    A village in Languedoc, France.

  3. Vernonnoun

    An English habitational surname, originally a Norman baronial name, derived from the town in Normandy.

  4. Vernonnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of 19th century and later usage.

  5. Vernonnoun

    A city in British Columbia, Canada; named for Forbes George Vernon, former MLA for British Columbia.

  6. Vernonnoun

    A locale in the United States. A town in Connecticut; named for George Washington's home, Mount Vernon. A city, the county seat of Wilbarger County, Texas; named for Mount Vernon. A town in Wisconsin. A town and village in New York. A town in Vermont; named for Mount Vernon. A city, the county seat of Lamar County, Alabama. A village in Michigan; named for its township, itself for Mount Vernon. A neighborhood of Ottawa, Ontario. A city in Florida; named for Mount Vernon. A town in Utah; named for early settler Joseph Vernon. A city in Los Angeles County, California. A village in Illinois; named for railroad official William Vernon. A census-designated place in Arizona; named for American educator, minister and bishop William Tecumseh Vernon. A census-designated place in Colorado; named for a local minister. A neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. An unincorporated community in Delaware. An unincorporated community in Kansas. An unincorporated community in Jasper County, Mississippi. An unincorporated community in Madison County, Mississippi. An unincorporated community in Winston County, Mississippi. An unincorporated community in Oklahoma; named for William Tecumseh Vernon. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.

  7. Etymology: From Transalpine Gaulish uerna ("alder") (from Proto-Celtic *wernā, from Proto-Indo-European *wern-) + -o, -onis (locative suffix, literally " place of alder trees").


  1. Vernon

    Vernon is a city in the south-central region of British Columbia, Canada. Named after Forbes George Vernon, a former MLA of British Columbia who helped found the famed Coldstream Ranch in nearby Coldstream, the City of Vernon was incorporated on December 30, 1892. The City of Vernon has a population of 38,150, while its metropolitan region, Greater Vernon, has a population of 58,584 as of the Canada 2011 Census. With this population, Vernon is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District. A resident of Vernon is called a "Vernonite". In 2005, on an episode of The Early Show, Vernon was ranked as one of the top six most desirable communities to retire to in North America by Consumer Reports.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vernon is ranked #2070 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Vernon surname appeared 17,480 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Vernon.

    76.4% or 13,362 total occurrences were White.
    16.8% or 2,949 total occurrences were Black.
    3.4% or 605 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 350 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 128 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 89 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. nervon

  2. nonrev

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vernon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vernon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Vernon in a Sentence

  1. Rebecca Aloisi:

    We have seen growing interest in our country's founding and other topics related to the government and the precedents that George Washington set, we hope that people will come to Mount Vernon in person or explore our website to learn more and find some inspiration.

  2. Claudia Bivins:

    As I laid the rebel flag down across Vernon's grave, I told my grandson what it represents -- our hope that racism and hatred would die, that it would be killed at the root of our hearts, minds and souls.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    If the law is that Parliament can not be prorogued, then it must be recalled, and the advice to The Queen rescinded. If the PM breaks the law, then Vernon Bogdanor will be prosecuted and brought before the courts just like any other citizen.

  4. William Price:

    Usually elected officials don't want to stand next to someone who is Vernon Unsworth.

  5. William Price:

    Vernon Unsworth would expect if Vernon Unsworth were having good days or bad days there would be those types of conversations, not necessarily.

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