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Boy Name: Lavern

Name: Lavern
Pronunciation: \l(a)-ve-rn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Lavern's also a girl name)
Meaning: alder grove
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Luvern, Levern
Similar Names: Alvern, Elvern, Jayvern, Lavon, Lavar, Lavan, Laren, Luverne, Leverne, Severn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 880
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 62496


Lavern \l(a)-ve-rn\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Lavern), is a variant of Laverne (Latin) and Vernon (Old French), and the meaning of Lavern is "alder grove".

The baby name Lavern sounds like Luvern and Levern. Other similar baby names are Alvern, Elvern, Jayvern, Lavon, Lavar, Lavan, Laren, Luverne, Leverne and Severn.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Lavern.


Lavern is a somewhat popular first name for men (#880 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#62496 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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