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Girl Name: Verna

Name: Verna
Pronunciation: \v(e)-rna, ver-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: spring green
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Ferna, Verina, Verena, Veryna, Verona
Variant forms: Verda, Verne, Verneta, Vernetta, Vernette, Vernice, Vernie, Vernis, Vernise, Vernisha, Vernita, Virna
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 359
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 25004

Description

Verna \v(e)-rna, ver-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced VER-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Verna is "spring green". Short form of Laverne; feminine form of Vernon. Used since the late 19th century. Virna (Italian) became familiar in the 1960s due to actress Virna Lisi. The name has a dated air.

Verna has 12 variant forms: Verda, Verne, Verneta, Vernetta, Vernette, Vernice, Vernie, Vernis, Vernise, Vernisha, Vernita and Virna.

Baby names that sound like Verna are Ferna, Verina, Verena, Veryna and Verona.

Popularity

Verna is a very popular first name for women (#359 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#25004 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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