VERA (1)
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Вера (Russian, Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: VYE-rah (Russian), VEER-ə (English), VER-ə (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Vjera (Serbian), Vjera (Croatian)
DIMINUTIVES: Verochka, Verusha (Russian), Veer, Veerke (Dutch), Verica (Serbian), Verica (Croatian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Věra (Czech), Veera (Finnish), Wera (Polish), Vira (Ukrainian)
Popularity
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Sweden  ranked #25