Vernon Family History
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