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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. veh-REH-na(German)
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Meaning & History

Possibly related to Latin verus "true". This might also be a Coptic form of the Ptolemaic name BERENICE. Saint Verena was a 3rd-century Egyptian-born nurse who went with the Theban Legion to Switzerland. After the legion was massacred she settled near Zurich.
DiminutiveVreni(German)
Other Languages & CulturesVérène(French)

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The Mercy of Saint Verena (1524)The Mercy of Saint Verena (1524)

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