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Vernon Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vernon in Eure, France, named from the Gaulish element ver(n) ‘alder’ + the Gallo-Roman locative suffix -o (genitive -onis). French: habitational name from the same place as in 1 or from any of numerous other places in France with the same name and etymology.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vernor, Verdon, Perron, Varon, Overton, Verona, Verran, Verdin

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Vernon Family Origin

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Vernon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Vernon family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vernon. The most common Vernon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Vernon's were Farmers.

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