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Vera Meaning


What does Vera mean?

The name Vera is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Vera is "true desire".

It is also of Russian origin, where its meaning is "faith, truth".

Vera is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ve-ra.

The Given Name Vera

Vera is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Vera Farmiga, Vera Lynn, and Vera Rubin.

Vera Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 308 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,052 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 309 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,050 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Vera sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Vera Name Popularity Page.

Vera Related Names

The names Veera, Wera are all forms of Vera.

Famous Veras

  • Vera Farmiga ~ Actress
  • Vera Lynn ~ Musician
  • Vera Rubin ~ Scientist

Vera Numerology

What will your new littleVera be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Vera are often noisy and icy but most of all they are read more >>

Vera Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Vera in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Vera.

Just for fun, see the name Vera in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Vera in Nautical Flags page.