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

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVérène(French)
User SubmissionVeréna



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

People think this name is

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Name Days

Germany: September 1
Latvia: September 1


Entry updated February 28, 2019