Verna Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Verna:
19th-century coinage used as a feminine form of Vernon, which originated from the French baronial surname de Vernon (of Vernon). Alternatively, Verna is sometimes seen as a contracted form of Verena or Verona, both names of uncertain origin, or as a Latinized form of Verne (dweller among the ferns).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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