Meaning:Faith, truth
Vera is a feminine name of Slavic origin, meaning “faith.” The etymology of Vera has been traced back to the Latin vera, meaning “true.” Vera became popular in English-speaking countries in the 19th and 20th centuries before taking a break from the charts. By 2009, Vera returned to the spotlight as a beloved vintage name, possibly due to designer Vera Wang or actress Vera Farmiga. Vera is steeped in elegance and charms every ear it graces. Vera will make a great fit if you’re in love with the vintage era and want something classic and unique for baby.

Famous People Named Vera

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  • Vera Miles
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