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Vera (Albanian) means 'Summer'. Often found as the shortened version of Pranvera (Spring) or Minevere.
― Anonymous User  1/8/2018
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Just searching google for info on the name Vera this page came up. Specifically the 6 year old comment about a baby named Vera Kate. Our baby born in July 2017 is also named Vera Kate.
― Anonymous User  10/30/2017
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Vera Mindy Chokalingam, known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, comedian, and author. The creator and star of the Hulu sitcom The Mindy Project, she also works as an executive producer and writer on the show. Kaling is also known for her work on the NBC sitcom The Office, where she portrayed the character Kelly Kapoor; in addition to acting on the show, Kaling was a writer, executive producer, and occasional director for the show throughout most of its run. In addition to her work on television, Kaling has written two books of essays which each have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.
cutenose  7/18/2017
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I do not like this name, nor do I like Veronica, Victoria, Veruca, and Valentina. I guess I just don't like V names (other than Vivianne).
Katesnames15  4/21/2017
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Véra Nabokov (née Slonim) was the wife and editor of Vladimir Nabokov.
abirami  4/15/2017
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"Veriko" is a diminutive of Vera in Georgia. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  2/5/2017
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Vera is also used in Georgia. Georgian script of the name is "ვერა" [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  2/5/2017
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I simply love the name Vera. I named my daughter Vera 9 years ago. I feel it is feminine, strong, stylish and elegant! She gets compliments on it all the time. I also love 4 letter names!
Hmhan1922  12/26/2016
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Hungarian pronunciation: VE-raw. [noted -ed]
HerculePoirot  9/1/2016
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The name is also used in Iceland.
jegharenbumsipanden  3/22/2016
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Vera Miles (born Ralston) is not to be confused with the Czech-born American actress and figure skater Vera Ralston (born Věra Helena Hrubá). Miles used her first husband's name for exactly that reason.
Kosta  8/6/2015
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Also a feminine name in Romania. [noted -ed]
frou  6/23/2015
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Vera Zasulich and Vera Figner were Russian socialist revolutionaries. Zasulich assassinated the governor of Moscow and inspired the Oscar Wilde play Vera and Figner was involved in the assassination of Alexander II.
mymymetrocard  6/13/2015
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Another famous bearer is Russian tennis-player Vera Zvonareva.
Mayra  11/23/2014
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This is a great vintage name! I like the "VEER-ə" pronunciation. :)
― Anonymous User  10/13/2014
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My name is Vera, and it's short for Valerie. Everyone calls me Vera. I love it!
― Anonymous User  9/28/2014
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My sister's name is Vera. A somewhat dramatic name.
Sherlocked  9/3/2014
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There's just something about Vera - I don't know what it is - but I love it.
Reminds me of the evil House of Anubis character, though.
Quamalamalam  4/15/2014
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Vera Devenish is a character on the Nickelodeon TV series "House of Anubis".
Quamalamalam  4/15/2014
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In the book 18, Pete's adorable six year old daughter is named Vera. She has a twin brother named Vincent.
― Anonymous User  7/15/2013
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The name Vera is also commonly used in Georgia.

In Georgian, Vera is written as: ვერა.
Lucille  6/9/2013
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Vera is such a pretty name, I love it!
― Anonymous User  1/11/2013
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Vera Wang (born 1949 in New York City) is a famous American fashion designer.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
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Vera Farmiga (born 1973 in Clifton, New Jersey) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
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In Bulgarian are two variants - Vera and Viara, means (faith, fides in latin), in some dialects pronunciation is with mutation - veren (masculine gender) and viarna (feminine gender), but in others it is same sound veren - verna.
Miklosich 00081  3/28/2012
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Vera June Ralston (better known as Vera Miles) was an American actress.
― Anonymous User  1/10/2012
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I have two impressions of the name "Vera." First, it reminds me of a musty old woman. Second, it makes me think of a female body-builder (Jim Carey, "In Living Color").
I would avoid this name.
― Anonymous User  1/9/2012
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Vera Farmiga an American actress of Ukrainian origin is a famous barer.
Vikosha  12/18/2011
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Vera Jayne Palmer was the birth name of American actress and model Jayne Mansfield.
― Anonymous User  12/12/2011
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Not my favorite but it's nice. I like the meaning too. To anyone who thinks this name is for old ladies, I just met a baby girl named Vera Kate! :P
Joy12  5/3/2011
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Could be related to the Latin word for green.
― Anonymous User  12/19/2010
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I think Vera is a very beautiful name, but I can't shake the image of Jim Carrey in a bikini as "Vera" the Eastern European female body-builder on "In Living Color" in the early 90's. Nevertheless, I still think it's lovely and I don't think most people would make that connection.
― Anonymous User  12/4/2010
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Vera Donovan is Dolores's employer in the novel "Dolores Claiborne." The movie version begins with her death.
bathos  10/2/2010
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Though not as numerous as Vera, "Vjera" (pronounced the same as the Czech Věra) is also used in Croatia.
goricar  3/2/2010
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The name Vera has a smart, yet cute brevity.
lucyskydiamonds  1/10/2010
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Also Croatian, and its diminutive is Verica. [noted -ed]
goricar  12/2/2009
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I think Vera is a grand, beautiful name I would use. I'm very much into Letters that people don't use with names so much (V, E).
italiannames  10/7/2009
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I had a relative by this name. It is quite commonly used in Russia and other Eastern European countries and to me is one of the nicest feminine names anywhere.
Arcticwarrior  4/14/2009
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It also means faith in Serbian.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2009
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I like the name Vera as a nickname for Guinevere.
vomiting  3/12/2009
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Another Agatha Christie character from a few books is the Russian Countess Vera Rosakoff, with whom Hercule Poirot shared an unusual - relationship - with.
La Reina  2/15/2009
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It's not necessarily a person, but Jayne (from Firefly and Serenity) has a gun named Vera.
pifaninjat  12/16/2008
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I love this name, and it always reminds me of the touching Pink Floyd song. It makes me think of something like a small ray of light in the dark.
not_another_Jessica  12/7/2008
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The male version is Vero, meaning Latin: "true"; Russian: "faith"; Sanskrit: "great hero".
Other male versions include Veren - Scottish/Irish; Vereno - Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian; Verino - French; Verle, Virle - English; Verlin - German; Verlon - Swiss; Viro - Sanskrit.
― Anonymous User  10/3/2008
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Vera is also used as a short form of Verena.
― Anonymous User  8/24/2008
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My second name is Vera, but I wish it was my first! I absolutely love this name, it was my grandma's. She was from the Czech Republic.
chrisskross  7/27/2008
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Vera is Portuguese for "See".
Rockos_Modern_Life_1  7/1/2008
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Ver is Portuguese for See, not Vera.
― Anonymous User  8/7/2008
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Vera is also a Serbian name and also has a variant or pet name Verka.
mssdm  6/10/2008
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Vera Lynn (1917-) was a British singer and was most popular during WWII as she sung about the war.
scholasticastewart  1/8/2008
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Vera Lynn inspired the Pink Floyd song of the same name that was on the album The Wall. Nostalgically beautiful.
dramaelf  2/27/2008
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The Russian form, Âåðà, is commonly used in Ukraine.
― Anonymous User  10/20/2007
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A famous bearer of this name is Ukrainian pop singer/drag queen Vera Serdyuchka. (She is also known as Verka, which is a diminutive form of Vera.)
Viktoriya  10/20/2007
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I know a few people called Vera, but their actual first names are Veronica.
mhavril39  10/10/2007
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It's also Portuguese - [VEH-ra].
[noted -ed]
Aki  9/23/2007
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Let's not forget the infamous female serial killer, Vera Renczi, who murdered about thirty-five people.
rv14142  9/7/2007
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Vera Dubois was Shayla's mom in the books When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune and Shayla's Double Brown Baby Blues.
― Anonymous User  8/6/2007
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In The Beatles' song "When I'm Sixty-Four", the three grandchildren are named Vera, Chuck, and Dave. I like Vera the best. :-)
rubberduckiiz2  7/18/2007
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Pronounced as "VYE-rah".
Slovak form is Viera.
Karcoolka  7/5/2007
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Also a feminine name in Slovenia. [noted -ed]
earthnut  7/2/2007
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It's so pretty. It reminds me of Vera Bradley purses XD. I also really like it in general.
Brianna Angela  6/30/2007
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I love this name as it is my Nana's name. I also like the version of the name that means summer. (:
chloeellen  6/25/2007
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For some reason I picture Vera as gothic.
teenrobo3  6/20/2007
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Verus may be a Latin cognomen.
met  5/4/2007
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A Spanish girl that I know is called Vera.
met  5/4/2007
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Vérochka and Verusia are pet names for Vera.
― Anonymous User  5/3/2007
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In Greek Vera is usually short for Barbara.
wolf  4/25/2007
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American actress and dancer Vera-Ellen, perhaps best known for her role in the 1954 film White Christmas, is a famous bearer of this name; she was born Vera-Ellen Westmeyer Rohe in 1921.
nofinahthandinah  12/31/2006
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Vera is used in Sweden too.
Frozten  12/29/2006
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I was under the impression this was an Italian name? The only evidence I have to support this is an Italian girl I met named Vera, and an Italian Opera with a character named Vera. Is there any other evidence that may suggest this?
UnaCoder  12/2/2006
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A famous 'bearer' of this name is the shampoo, Aloe Vera. It sounds like 'hello Vera'.
FairyGirl  7/2/2006
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Aloe vera is a kind of plant whose juice can be used to treat burns and dry skin.
― Anonymous User  9/26/2006
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Aloe Vera is not a shampoo!
claraelizabethann  8/3/2006
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Vera Claythorn, the final 'Indian' in Agatha Christie's "Ten Little Indians" is a famous bearer.
black_lace  5/30/2006
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Vera is also a Russian nickname for Veronika. In Russian it is pronounced /VYAIR-ah/ (Veronika is /vyair-ah-NEE-kah/).
― Anonymous User  2/15/2006
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Vera Wang is a famous fashion designer.
LimbicLove  1/13/2006
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Actress Vera Miles is a famous bearer.
― Anonymous User  12/21/2005

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