Given Name LAVERNE

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: lə-VURN  [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from a French place name, ultimately derived from the Gaulish word vern meaning "alder". It is sometimes associated with the Roman goddess Laverna or the Latin word vernus "of spring".
MASCULINE FORM: Lavern

Categories

actors, athletes, currently out of the US top 1000, flora, goddesses, mythology, nature, place names, plants, seasons, singers, spring, surnames, trees
Entry updated October 11, 2012