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Gender Feminine
Scripts Вера(Russian, Serbian, Macedonian, Belarusian) ვერა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. VYEH-rə(Russian)
VEE-rə(English)
VEHR-ə(English)
VEH-ra(German, Dutch)
VEH-rah(Swedish)
BEH-ra(Spanish)
VEH-raw(Hungarian)
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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

VariantsVjera(Serbian) Vjera(Croatian) Viera(Belarusian)
DiminutivesVerochka, Verusha, Verusya(Russian) Veer, Veerke(Dutch) Verica(Serbian) Verica(Croatian) Veriko(Georgian)
Other Languages & CulturesVyara(Bulgarian) Věra(Czech) Veera(Estonian) Veera(Finnish) Veer, Veerke(Limburgish) Wera(Polish) Viera(Slovak) Vira(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingVěra, Vera (2)
User SubmissionsVéra, Vera, Verá

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Bulgaria: September 17
France: September 18 (as Véra)
Latvia: September 17
Russia: September 30
Sweden: May 30

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