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What does Verity mean?

Verity Pronunciation of Verity as a girls' name is pronounced VARE-i-tee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Verity is "truth". Puritan virtue name. Less common than Constance, Prudence, and Hope.


ASSOCIATED WITH truth, puritan, virtue


VARIANTS Veretie, Verety, Verita, Veritie



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How popular is Verity?

Verity is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#23391 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Verity entered the list in 2018 and reached its highest rank of #1840 in the U.S. then. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Verity name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Verity outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Verity (#1840 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) listed in the Top 2000 are Constance (#1676), Hope (#255) and Prudence. These relations of Verity reached the top of their popularity 78 years ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and have become much less common since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 62%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Verity, Constance, Hope, Prudence in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hope outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Amity, Berit, Berrty (see Bertha), Berty, Betty, Britty, Caity, Christy, Cristy, Gerty, Hetty, Kaity, Kerith, Khristy, Kirsty, Kristy, Letty, Marty, Nerit, Netty, Perita, Purity, Serenity, Serita, Sharity, Tetty, Unity, Vanita, Vanity, Vardit, Vardith, Vedis, Veeta, Veida, Veira, Velika, Venia, Venice, Venise, Venita, Venitia, Venize, Vera, Verbina, Verda, Verdad, Verde, Verdie, Vere, Verginya, Verica, Verina, Verine, Verinka (see Vera), Verka, Verla, Verlee, Verline, Verly, Verlye (see Beverly), Verna, Verne, Verneta (see Verna), Vernie, Vernis, Vernita, Veron, Verona, Verone, Veta, Vevay, Vevina, Vinita, Virgy and Vita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Verity.

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