Given Name VERA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Вера (Russian, Serbian, Macedonian), ვერა (Georgian)
PRONOUNCED: VYE-rə (Russian), VEER-ə (English), VER-ə (English), VE-ra (German), VE-rah (Swedish), VE-raw (Hungarian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.


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VARIANTS: Vjera (Serbian), Vjera (Croatian)
DIMINUTIVES: Verochka, Verusha (Russian), Veer, Veerke (Dutch), Verica (Serbian), Verica (Croatian), Veriko (Georgian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Věra (Czech), Veera (Finnish), Veer, Veerke (Limburgish), Wera (Polish), Vira (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Věra, Vera (2)
Entry updated December 8, 2017