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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.
Baby names that sound like Vera are Fara and Varya.
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Popularity of Vera
Vera is a very popular first name for women (#218 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1769 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Vera for girls. (2012 statistics) Compare Vera with its variant forms and related girl baby names.