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".

Categories

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