"place of alders"

Vernon Origin and Meaning

The name Vernon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "place of alders".
Once aristocratic British surname yet to be revived. Vince Vaughn recently gave his son the same double initials as his own when he named him Vernon Vaughn.

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Famous People Named Vernon

  • Vernon DavisAmerican football player
  • Vernon KayEnglish TV personality
  • Vernon Elvis Presleyfather of pop icon Elvis Presley
  • Vernon DukeAmerican composer and songwriter
  • Vernon ReidEnglish,American guitarist of band Living Colour
  • Vernon L. Smithwinner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  • Vernon Michael Wells IIIAmerican baseball player
  • Vernon Hansol ChweKorean,American rapper and member of the boy band Seventeen
  • Vernon Lindsay Vaughn (b. 2013)son of American actor Vince Vaughn

Vernon in Pop Culture

  • Vernon Dahlartcharacter in the movie "Terms of Endearment"
  • Vernon Boydcharacter in MTV show "Teen Wolf"
  • Vernon Dursleycharacter in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Vernon Wormerdean in film "National Lampoon's Animal House"
  • Vernon Gainescharacter on TV sitcom "A Different World"
  • Vernon Francis "Frank" Gallaghermain character on TV's "Shameless"
  • Mount VernonVirginia, plantation home of 1st U.S. President George Washington
  • Vernon Walthercharacter in the webcomic "Riverside Extras" by Miri Chamberlain
  • Vernon Fenwickcharacter cameraman in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Franchise