Vera

Vera - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Vera, meaning faith, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #71. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Vera and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Vera? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Vera. The baby girl name Vera was given to 574 baby girls in 2012, ranking #498 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,462 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Vera peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1915 on position 65.



Famous with this name

Vera Farmiga
Vera Floux
Vera Brosgol


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Vera is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Vera is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #194 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #891.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Vera is where you live.


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Vera origin and meaning

Vera is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means faith. To see famous people named Vera, pop culture references for the name Vera and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Vera

We've found the following names that sound similar to Vera, sorted by popularity.

Vara / Vira / Veria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012498
2011514
2010671
2009905
20081084
20071261
20061429
20051391
20041604
20031768
20021686
20011986
20001594
19992242
19981609
19972499
19961953
19952321
19941609
19931571
19921686
19911684
19901537
19891526
19881616
19871327
19861317
19851091
19841184
19831056
1982880
19811010
1980961
1979904
1978891
1977796
1976767
1975672
1974746
1973658
1972617
1971589
1970522
1969513
1968487
1967435
1966436
1965401
1964379
1963353
1962349
1961320
1960315
1959291
1958285
1957269
1956246
1955236
1954231
1953232
1952240
1951232
1950225
1949222
1948214
1947213
1946202
1945179
1944183
1943181
1942174
1941170
1940159
1939153
1938155
1937148
1936142
1935124
1934125
1933120
1932120
1931109
1930104
192998
192891
192789
192684
192586
192485
192383
192278
192176
192075
191965
191868
191766
191666
191565
191468
191368
191268
191168
191071

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota194
District of Columbia197
Iowa222
Massachusetts291
Connecticut303
Utah322
Nebraska367
Virginia376
Maryland381
Ohio398
Mississippi400
Michigan404
Pennsylvania406
Colorado434
Washington439
North Carolina439
Oregon456
Wisconsin466
New York483
Arizona492
Missouri496
Indiana496
South Carolina506
Florida532
Nevada545
Illinois596
Kentucky628
New Jersey629
Kansas635
Oklahoma660
California673
Georgia675
Louisiana733
Tennessee810
Texas891

Even more about Vera


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Vera a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Vera?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1915
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Vera
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,462
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +574

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