Verlan name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Verlan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Verlan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Verlan means "Aware vigilant protector".
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International Interest
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From French verlan.

  1. A type of backslang used in France, in which the order of the syllables or sounds of words is changed.

verlan was also found in the following language(s): French and Portuguese

Fun Facts about the name Verlan

  • How Popular is the name Verlan? Verlan is the 21,566th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Verlan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 324 babies born with the first name Verlan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Verlan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Verlan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Verlan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Verlan is Thursday, August 17th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Verlan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Verlan was in 1927 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Verlan Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Verlan is not a popular baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Iowa have the same name in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Verlan: The name spelled backwards is Nalrev. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nevarl. How do you pronounce that?
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