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Vera meaning and name origin

Vera \v(e)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced VEER-ah. It is of Russian and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Vera is "faith". Also sometimes associated with the Latin word "verus" meaning "truth", and can also be derived from Albanian "verė" meaning "summer". Nickname for Guinevere and Veronica. The name was used by two popular novelists in the late 19th century. Actress Vera Miles; fashion designer Vera Wang.

Vera has 22 variant forms: Lavera, Veradis, Verasha, Veera, Veira, Verda, Verdell, Verdie, Vere, Verena, Verene, Verica, Verina, Verine, Verinka, Verka, Verla, Verlene, Verochka, Veroshka, Veruschka and Verushka.

Vera is also pronounced similarly to Varya. Other suggested similar baby names are Bera, Cera, Hera, Kera, Mera, Nera, Pera, Sera, Tera, Veda, Vega, Vena, Verna and Veta.

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Popularity of Vera

Vera is a very popular first name for females (#218 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1769 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Vera name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Vera with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Vera name in U.S.
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